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People providing or receiving care outside of the home

Discounts for owners

If you are the owner of one of the following types of property you will be responsible for paying Council Tax:

Any residents who are receiving care and treatment will not be counted when calculating the number of adults. This means that the owner may be entitled to a discount of either 25 or 50%, depending on how many adults are left to be counted.


People who are receiving care outside of the home for one of the following reasons may be entitled to claim an exemption if the home they have left is empty:

If you want to apply for a discount or exemption for a property in Fareham, email: We will require evidence of your entitlement.

You must inform the Council if you are no longer entitled to a discount or exemption. We will take legal action against anyone who fraudulently claims a discount or exemption.


Conditions that apply to disregarding (not counting) residents of a night shelter

To qualify as a night shelter the premises must not include self contained accommodation, and must be:

For further information please contact the Council Tax office on Tel: 01329 824651, or e-mail

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