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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

30/04/2018

02/04/2018 - 29/04/2018

29/05/2018

30/04/2018 - 27/05/2018

25/06/2018

28/05/2018 - 24/06/2018

23/07/2018

25/06/2018 - 22/07/2018

20/08/2018

23/07/2018 - 19/08/2018

17/09/2018

20/08/2018 - 16/09/2018

15/10/2018

17/09/2018 - 14/10/2018

12/11/2018

15/10/2017 - 11/11/2018

10/12/2018

12/11/2018 - 09/12/2018

07/01/2019

10/12/2018 - 06/01/2019

04/02/2019

07/01/2019 - 03/02/2019

04/03/2019

04/02/2019 - 03/03/2019

01/04/2019

04/03/2019 - 31/03/2019

29/04/2019

01/04/2019 - 28/04/2019

27/05/2019                 

29/04/2019 - 26/05/2019