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Council Tax: relief for people with disabilities

  • Council tax and benefits

Disabled Band Reduction Scheme

If you or another occupant have a disability, you may be eligible for the reduction.

You’ll have to show that you’ve either:

  • a room which is not a bathroom, a kitchen or a lavatory which is mainly used by and is required for meeting the needs of a disabled person
  • a bathroom or kitchen which is not the only bathroom or kitchen within your home, which is required for meeting the needs of a disabled person, or
  • sufficient floor space to permit the use of a wheel-chair required for meeting the needs of a disabled person

The property must be the main home of at least one person with disabilities. This can be an adult or a child and it doesn’t have to be the person responsible for paying the Council Tax.

To apply

Call us on 020 8359 2608 or email  local.taxation@barnet.gov.uk

Lines open: Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5:15pm, Friday: 9am – 5pm.

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