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How and When Housing Benefit is paid


Private tenant or Housing Association tenant

Payments are made directly to the claimants or landlords bank account and is paid two or four weeks in arrears.

Details of four weekly payment dates / period are given in the table below.

Payments to landlords

We can only pay landlords every four weeks in arrears.

Council Tenants

Payments are credited directly to the rent account held by Homes In Sedgemoor.

Four weekly payment periods and dates

If Housing Benefit is paid every four weeks the payment will be credited to the bank account on the following dates:

Payment Date

Payment Period

01/05/2017

03/04/2017 - 30/04/2017

29/05/2017

01/05/2017 - 28/05/2017

26/06/2017

29/05/2017 - 25/06/2017

24/07/2017

26/06/2017 - 23/07/2017

21/08/2017

24/07/2017 - 20/08/2017

18/09/2017

21/08/2017 - 17/09/2017

16/10/2017

18/09/2017 - 15/10/2017

13/11/2017

16/10/2017 - 12/11/2017

11/12/2017

13/11/2017 - 10/12/2017

08/01/2018

11/12/2017 - 07/01/2018

05/02/2018

08/01/2018 - 04/02/2018

05/03/2018

05/02/2018 - 04/03/2018

02/04/2018

05/03/2018 - 01/04/2018