8. Council Tax reduction for disabled people

The disabled band reduction scheme aims to ensure that disabled people do not pay more Council Tax because they live in a larger property than they would have needed it they were not disabled.

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 Apply for Council Tax Reduction

Are you eligible for Council Tax reduction for disabled people?

Having a disability does not automatically entitle you to a reduction.

To qualify your home must have one of the following features:

  • A room (not kitchen, bathroom or lavatory) which is mainly used, or is required for meeting the needs of the disabled person
  • A second bathroom or kitchen
  • Extra space inside the property to allow for the use of a wheelchair indoors

Each of these features must be of essential or major importance to the well-being of the disabled person.