1. Am I affected by Bedroom tax? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 Your housing benefit could be reduced if you live in council or social housing and have a spare bedr...
  2. What is council tax? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 Council tax is a contribution that you must make to help pay for local services. There is one bill f...
  3. What will my council tax be for a band F property? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 To establish the annual council tax for a property, please click 'calculate your council tax'.
  4. If I rent from a private landlord, will you pay my full rent? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017  If you're a private tenant renting property or a room from a private landlord and you're on a ...
  5. When is my council tax due? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 Please register/sign into your online account. This allows you to manage your council tax account an...
  6. How do I apply for Local Housing Allowance (LHA)? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 You can apply for local housing allowance online. To apply for local housing allowance you will need...
  7. How do I get housing benefit? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 You can apply for housing benefit or council tax reduction online. To apply for housing benefit or c...
  8. What are the online bank details needed for making an online payment of council tax? Updated: Monday, 12th March 2018 You can make council tax payments via online banking to: Sort Code: 20-01-25 Account Number: 439453...
  9. There is a dispute with liability start dates for a tenant in the property what do I do? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 Send a copy of the signed tenancy agreement to:       Email: sodc.co...
  10. What is a House in Multiple Occupation? Updated: Friday, 14th July 2017 A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) can vary from a bed-sit where each letting usually has its own ...