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 see the tables below.

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

Payment dates - monthly in arrears (landlords and claimants)

Payment Dates Period Covered
25 January 20211 - 31 January 2021
22 February 20211 - 29 February 2021
29 March 20211 - 31 March 2021
26 April 20211 - 30 April 2021
24 May 20211-  31 May 2021
28 June 20211 - 30 June 2021
26 July 20211 - 31 July 2021
31 August 20211 -  30 August 2021
27 September 20211 - 30 September 2021
25 October 20211 - 31 October 2021
29 November 20211 - 30 November 2021
29 December 20211 - 31 December 2021
31 January 20221 -  31 January 2022
28 February 20221 -  28 February 2022
28 March 20221 - 31 March 2022

Payment dates - four weekly in arrears (landlords only)

Payment Dates Payment Covered
08 March 202108 February 2021 - 07 March 2021
06 April 202108 March 2021 - 04 April 2021
04 May 202105 April 2021 - 02 May 2021
01 June 202103 May 2021 - 30 May 2021
28 June 202131 May 2021 - 27 June 2021
26 July 202128 June 2021 - 25 July 2021
23 August 202126 July 2021 - 22 August 2021
20 September 202123 August 2021 - 19 September 2021
18 October 202120 September 2021 - 17 October 2021
15 November 202118 October 2021 - 14 November 2021
13 December 202115 November 2021 - 12 December 2021
10 January 202213 December 2021 - 09 January 2022
07 February 202210 January 2022 - 06 February 2022
07 March 202207 February 2022 - 06 March 2021

Payment dates - two weekly in arrears (claimants only)

Payment DatePayment Covered
01 March 202115 February 2021 - 28 February 2021
15 March 202101 March 2021 - 14 March 2021
29 March 202115 March 2021 - 28 March 2021
12 April 202129 March 2021 - 11 April 2021
26 April 202112 April 2021 - 25 April 2021
10 May 202126 April 2021 - 09 May 2021
24 May 202110 May 2021 - 23 May 2021
07 June 202124 May 2021 - 06 June 2021
21 June 202107 June 2021 - 20 June 2021
05 July 202121 June 2021 - 04 July 2021
19 July 202105 July 2021 - 18 July 2021
02 August 202119 July 2021 - 01 August 2021
16 August 202102 August 2021 - 15 August 2021
31 August 202116 August 2021 - 29 August 2021
13 September 202130 August 2021 - 12 September 2021
27 September 202113 September 2021 - 26 September 2021
11 October 202127 September 2021 - 10 October 2021
25 October 202111 October 2021 - 24 October 2021
08 November 202125 October 2021 - 07 November 2021
22 November 202108 November 2021 - 21 November 2021
06 December 202122 November 2021 - 05 December 2022
20 December 202106 December 2021 - 19 December 2022
04 January 202220 December 2021 - 02 January 2022
17 January 202203 January 2022 - 16 January 2022
31 January 202217 January 2022 - 30 January 2022
14 February 202231 January 2022 - 13 February 2022
28 February 202214 February 2022 - 27 Febraruy 2022
14 March 202228 February 2022 - 13 March 2022
28 March 202214 March 2022 - 27 March 2022

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Housing Services,
3E Grafton House, 
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich, 
IP1 2DE

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01473 432000