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However, if you were in hospital, had severe health problems or a close relative has died, these may be considered good cause for the delay in claiming.Write to us and tell us the date that you would like your claim to be backdated to and why you delayed claiming benefit. Complete and return the backdated Housing Benefit/Council Tax Support Request Form You can ask a family member or friend to help you write your letter but you must sign the letter or attach a letter giving them permission to deal with your request.The criteria for a claim to be backdated will remain the same as current rules.**Anyone aged 60 - 64 can be classed as working age, but also be entitled to claim Pension Credit.The following rules apply to this age group: If you or your partner are in receipt of Income Support, income-based Job seeker's Allowance or income-related Employment and Support Allowance, the 6 month time limit applies If you or your partner are in receipt of Pension Credit, the three month time limit applies. If you are a working age claimant, or a pension credit age claimant between 60 - 64 years, whose partner is claiming any of the benefits as explained above, it will be awarded if you prove "good cause" and would have been entitled to benefit during the backdated period because of your income.

The primary legislative provisions governing claims and late claims are set out in Sections 241, 342 and 342A of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005, as amended.

Depending upon the circumstances, we may ask you to provide evidence to support your request, for example, if you are ill we may ask for a letter from your doctor, hospital etc. You can ask for a reconsideration of the decision, this must be made in writing. Please use the 'contact us' box if you have any questions.

For more information, see 'related pages', 'downloads' or 'other useful websites'.

We will usually make an award of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support from the Monday after we get your form.

If you receive Pension Credit, Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Universal Credit or income-related Employment and Support Allowance, and we get your form within one month of that application any Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support will start on the Monday after your Pension Credit, Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Universal Credit or income-related Employment and Support Allowance is awarded.

The primary legislative provisions governing claims and late claims are set out in Sections 241, 342 and 342A of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005, as amended.

Depending upon the circumstances, we may ask you to provide evidence to support your request, for example, if you are ill we may ask for a letter from your doctor, hospital etc. You can ask for a reconsideration of the decision, this must be made in writing. Please use the 'contact us' box if you have any questions.

For more information, see 'related pages', 'downloads' or 'other useful websites'.

We will usually make an award of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support from the Monday after we get your form.

If you receive Pension Credit, Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Universal Credit or income-related Employment and Support Allowance, and we get your form within one month of that application any Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support will start on the Monday after your Pension Credit, Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Universal Credit or income-related Employment and Support Allowance is awarded.

You must make a request for backdating, this may be when you make your claim or at a later date.