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Housing Benefit payment dates

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To find out the date that your housing benefit payment will be in your bank, and the period that it covers, please choose from one of the tables below.

Please note that payments expected on a bank holiday date will reach your account the next working day.

Payment dates - monthly in arrears (landlords and claimants)

Payment datePeriod covered
28th Jan 20191st-31st Jan 2019
25th Feb 20191st-28th Feb 2019
25th Mar 20191st-31st Mar 2019
29th Apr 20191st-30th Apr 2019
28th May 20191st-31st May 2019
24th Jun 20191st-30th Jun 2019
29th Jul 20191st-31st Jul 2019
27th Aug 20191st-31st Aug 2019
30th Sep 20191st-30th Sep 2019
28th Oct 20191st-31st Oct 2019
25th Nov 20191st-30th Nov 2019
27th Dec 20191st-31st Dec 2019
27th Jan 20201st-31st Jan 2020
24th Feb 20201st-29th Feb 2020
30th Mar 20201st-31st Mar 2020

Payment dates - four weekly in arrears (landlords only)

Payment datePeriod covered
14th Jan 201917th Dec 2018 to 13th Jan 2019
11th Feb 201914th Jan 2019 to 10th Feb 2019
11th Mar 201911th Feb 2019 to 10th Mar 2019
8th Apr 201911th Mar 2019 to 7th Apr 2019
7th May 20198th Apr 2019 to 5th May 2019
3rd Jun 20196th May 2019 to 2nd Jun 2019
1st Jul 20193rd Jun 2019 to 30th Jun 2019
29th Jul 20191st Jul 2019 to 28th Jul 2019
27th Aug 201929th Jul 2019 to 25th Aug 2019
23rd Sep 201926th Aug 2019 to 22nd Sep 2019
21st Oct 201923rd Sep 2019 to 20th Oct 2019
18th Nov 201921st Oct 2019 to 17th Nov 2019
16th Dec 201918th Nov 2019 to 15th Dec 2019
13th Jan 202016th Dec 2019 to 12th Jan 2020
10th Feb 202013th Jan 2020 to 9th Feb 2020
9th Mar 202010th Feb 2020 to 8th Mar 2020

Payment dates - two weekly in arrears (claimants only)

Payment datePeriod covered
21st Jan 20197th Jan 2019 to 20th Jan 2019
4th Feb 201921st Jan 2019 to 3rd Feb 2019
18th Feb 20194th Feb 2019 to 17th Feb 2019
4th Mar 201918th Feb 2019 to 3rd Mar 2019
18th Mar 20194th Mar 2019 to 17th Mar 2019
1st Apr 2019   18th Mar 2019 to 31st Mar 2019
15th Apr 20191st Apr 2019 to 14th Apr 2019
29th Apr 201915th Apr 2019 to 28th Apr 2019
13th May 201929th Apr 2019 to 12th May 2019
28th May 201913th May 2019 to 26th May 2019
10th Jun 201927th May 2019 to 9th Jun 2019
24th Jun 201910th Jun 2019 to 23rd Jun 2019
8th Jul 201924th Jun 2019 to 7th Jul 2019
22nd Jul 20198th Jul 2019 to 21st Jul 2019
5th Aug 201922nd Jul 2019 to 4th Aug 2019
19th Aug 20195th Aug 2019 to 18th Aug 2019
2nd Sep 201919th Aug 2019 to 1st Sep 2019
16th Sep 20192nd Sep 2019 to 15th Sep 2019
30th Sep 201916th Sep 2019 to 29th Sep 2019
14th Oct 201930th Sep 2019 to 13th Oct 2019
28th Oct 201914th Oct 2019 to 27th Oct 2019
11th Nov 201928th Oct 2019 to 10th Nov 2019
25th Nov 201911th Nov 2019 to 24th Nov 2019
9th Dec 201925th Nov 2019 to 8th Dec 2019
23rd Dec 20199th Dec 2019 to 22nd Dec 2019
6th Jan 202023rd Dec 2019 to 5th Jan 2020
20th Jan 20206th Jan 2020 to 19th Jan 2020
3rd Feb 202020th Jan 2020 to 2nd Feb 2020
17th Feb 20203rd Feb 2020 to 16th Feb 2020
2nd Mar 202017th Feb 2020 to 1st Mar 2020
16th Mar 20202nd Mar 2020 to 15th Mar 2020
30th Mar 202016th Mar 2020 to 29th Mar 2020
14th Apr 202030th Mar 2020 to 13th Apr 2020

If you want to request a change in the way you are paid, please complete a change in circumstances form.

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Housing Services,
3E Grafton House, 
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 433370