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Reception is closed, but we are open for business.

Our reception at Bridgwater House is currently closed, but Council services remain operational. You can contact us by calling 0300 303 7800 or by emailing customer.services@sedgemoor.gov.uk

The reception area will reopen to members of the public on Monday 4th October 2021 at 8:45am.

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:

Housing Benefit Payment Dates  Housing Benefit Payment Period             
01/04/2108/03/21 - 04/04/21
04/05/2105/04/21 - 02/05/21
01/06/2103/05/21 - 30/05/21
28/06/2131/05/21 - 27/06/21
26/07/2128/06/21 - 25/07/21
23/08/2126/07/21 - 22/08/21
20/09/2123/08/21 - 19/09/21
18/10/2120/09/21 - 17/10/21
15/11/2118/10/21 - 14/11/21
13/12/2115/11/21 - 12/12/21
10/01/2213/12/21 - 09/01/22
07/02/2210/01/22 - 06/02/22
07/03/2207/02/22 - 06/03/22
04/04/2207/03/22 - 03/04/22

 

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