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Apply for Second Adult Rebate

You may be able to claim Second Adult Rebate if you share your home with at least one other adult and have reached pension age. Your own income and savings are not taken into account.

The other adult(s) must:

  • not be your spouse or partner
  • not be paying you rent
  • not be liable to pay their own council tax
  • have a low income

Below is a table of second adult rebate values.

Second adult(s) income Amount of rebate

Income Support
Jobseekers Allowance (Income Based) 
Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related) 
Pension Credits

25%
Below £206 per week 15%
Between £206 and £266 per week 7.5%
£266 or more per week  Nil

 

You cannot receive both Council Tax Support and Second Adult Rebate. If you qualify for both you will be awarded the one that is best for you. To apply please complete the benefit claim form via housing benefit form.