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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
29th Jan 20181st-31st Jan 2018
26th Feb 20181st-28th Feb 2018
26th Mar 20181st-31st Mar 2018
30th Apr 20181st-30th Apr 2018
28th May 20181st-31st May 2018
25th Jun 20181st-30th Jun 2018
30th Jul 20181st-31st Jul 2018
27th Aug 20181st-31st Aug 2018
24th Sep 20181st-30th Sep 2018
29th Oct 20181st-31st Oct 2018
26th Nov 20181st-30th Nov 2018
27th Dec 20181st-31st Dec 2018
28th Jan 20191st-31st Jan 2019
25th Feb 20191st-28th Feb 2019
25th Mar 20191st-31st Mar 2019

Payment dates - four weekly in arrears (landlords only)

Payment datePeriod covered
15th Jan 201818th Dec 2017 to 14th Jan 2018
12th Feb 201815th Jan 2018 to 11th Feb 2018
12th Mar 201812th Feb 2018 to 11th Mar 2018
9th Apr 201812th Mar 2018 to 8th Apr 2018
7th May 20189th Apr 2018 to 6th May 2018
4th Jun 20187th May 2018 to 3rd Jun 2018
2nd Jul 20184th Jun 2018 to 1st Jul 2018
30th Jul 20182nd Jul 2018 to 29th Jul 2018
27th Aug 201830th Jul 2018 to 26th Aug 2018
24th Sep 201827th Aug 2018 to 23rd Sep 2018
22nd Oct 201824th Sep 2018 to 21st Oct 2018
19th Nov 201822nd Oct 2018 to 18th Nov 2018
17th Dec 201819th Nov 2018 to 16th Dec 2018
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

Payment dates - two weekly in arrears (claimants only)

Payment datePeriod covered
22nd Dec 201711th Dec 2017 to 24th Dec 2017
8th Jan 201825th Dec 2017 to 7th Jan 2018
22nd Jan 20188th Jan 2018 to 21st Jan 2018
5th Feb 201822nd Jan 2018 to 4th Feb 2018
19th Feb 20185th Feb 2018 to 18th Feb 2018
5th Mar 201819th Feb 2018 to 4th Mar 2018
19th Mar 20185th Mar 2018 to 18th Mar 2018
2nd Apr 201819th Mar 2018 to 1st Apr 2018
16th Apr 20182nd Apr 2018 to 15th Apr 2018
30th Apr 201816th Apr 2018 to 29th Apr 2018
14th May 201830 Apr 2018 to 13th May 2018
28th May 201814th May 2018 to 27th May 2018
11th Jun 201828th May 2018 to 10th Jun 2018
25th Jun 201811th Jun 2018 to 24th Jun 2018
9th Jul 201825th Jun 2018 to 8th Jul 2018
23rd Jul 20189th Jul 2018 to 22nd Jul 2018
6th Aug 201823rd Jul 2018 to 5th Aug 2018
20th Aug 20186th Aug 2018 to 19th Aug 2018
3rd Sep 2018 20th Aug 2018 to 2nd Sep 2018
17th Sep 20183rd Sep 2018 to 16th Sep 2018
1st Oct 201817th Sep 2018 to 30th Sep 2018
15th Oct 20181st Oct 2018 to 14th Oct 2018
29th Oct 201815th Oct 2018 to 28th Oct 2018
12th Nov 201829th Oct 2018 to 11th Nov 2018
26th Nov 201812th Nov 2018 to 25th Nov 2018
10th Dec 201826th Nov 2018 to 9th Dec 2018
24th Dec 201810th Dec 2018 to 23rd Dec 2018
7th Jan 201924th Dec 2018 to 6th Jan 2019
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

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