You must contact all the utility companies that provide services to your new home.
When you're moving in to your new property, you must contact all the companies that provide services to your accommodation to register that you live at the property.
Your landlord should inform our council tax team that you are moving into their property. However, you should also let them know.
You will then:
If you have a low income you may be able to apply for council tax benefit.
You can apply for this on the same form as housing benefit.
If you need to purchase furniture and household goods and are on a low income, then you may wish to contact Cambridge Reuse who can provide low cost, second hand items.
For more information, please visit the Cambridge Reuse website.
If you believe your household is experiencing exceptional hardship or financial pressure, it may also be possible to receive assistance from Cambridgeshire Local Assistance Scheme (CLAS).
Find out more about CLAS and to see if you would qualify for assistance, visit the CLAS website.
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