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Change of circumstances - benefits

Here are examples of changes we would need to know about. You must supply proof of these changes, where applicable.

 Type of change

Examples of changes you must report 

Ending your claim  
  • You are moving out of the Stroud District
  • You no longer need help paying your rent or council tax
Changes to any benefits or unearned income received by any adult in your family  
  • Start or stop receiving job seekers' allowance, income support, employment and support allowance, pension credit or Universal Credit
  • Start or stop receiving tax credits, pensions, disability living allowance or attendance allowance
Employment changes for any adult in your family  
  • Start or stop working
  • Increase or decrease in salary or hours worked
The number of people living in your house  
  • You have a new baby
  • Another person moves in
  • Someone moves out of your home
 Moving home  
  • You have moved to another property
 Rent change  
  • An increase or decrease in your rent
  • You only need to tell us about changes in your rent if you are a private tenant (including renting from a housing association)
 Bank accounts, savings and investments  The amount of savings you have is over:
  • £6,000 (for working-age people)
  • £10,000 (for pensioners)
  • edit-detailspng Change of circumstances form - benefits

    If you are, for example, moving home, changing employment details or changing the number of people living in your house, you must report it to us. We will require proof of these changes, where applicable.

This page was last updated: 9 August 2017

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