Housing Benefit

Payment of Housing Benefit

If you are a Council tenant, Housing Benefit will be paid directly to your rent account fortnightly.

If you live in private rented accommodation, you will receive a Housing Benefit payment every four weeks as in the table below.

Benefit payment dates
Rent period from Rent period to Payment date
06/04/2020 03/05/2020 05/05/2020
04/05/2020 31/05/2020 02/06/2020
01/06/2020 28/06/2020 30/06/2020
29/06/2020 26/07/2020 28/07/2020
27/07/2020 23/08/2020 25/08/2020
24/08/2020 20/09/2020 22/09/2020
21/09/2020 18/10/2020 20/10/2020
19/10/2020 15/11/2020 17/11/2020
16/11/2020 13/12/2020 15/12/2020
14/12/2020 10/01/2021 12/01/2021
11/01/2021 07/02/2021 09/02/2021
08/02/2021 07/03/2021 09/03/2021
08/03/2021 04/04/2021 06/04/2021