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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
30th Jan 20171st-31st Jan 2017
27th Feb 20171st-28th Feb 2017
27th Mar 20171st-31st Mar 2017
24th Apr 20171st-30th Apr 2017
29th May 20171st-31st May 2017
26th Jun 20171st-30th Jun 2017
31st Jul 20171st-31st Jul 2017
28th Aug 20171st-31st Aug 2017
25th Sep 20171st-30th Sep 2017
30th Oct 20171st-31st Oct 2017
27th Nov 20171st-30th Nov 2017
22nd Dec 20171st-31st Dec 2017
29th Jan 20181st-31st Jan 2018
26th Feb 20181st-28th Feb 2018
26th Mar 20181st-31st Mar 2018

Payment dates - four weekly in arrears (landlords only)

Payment datePeriod covered
16th Jan 201719th Dec 2016 to 15th Jan 2017
13th Feb 201716th Jan 2017 to 12th Feb 2017
13th Mar 201713th Feb 2017 to 12th Mar 2017
10th Apr 201713th Mar 2017 to 9th Apr 2017
8th May 201710th Apr 2017 to 7th May 2017
5th Jun 20178th May 2017 to 4th Jun 2017
3th Jul 20175th Jun 2017 to 2nd Jul 2017
31st Jul 20173rd Jul 2017 to 30th Jul 2017
28th Aug 201731st Jul 2017 to 27th Aug 2017
25th Sep 201728th Aug 2017 to 24th Sep 2017
23rd Oct 201725th Sep 2017 to 22nd Oct 2017
20th Nov 201723rd Oct 2017 to 19th Nov 2017
18th Dec 201720th Nov 2017 to 17th Dec 2017
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

Payment dates - two weekly in arrears (claimants only)

Payment datePeriod covered
23rd Dec 201612th Dec 2016 to 25th Dec 2016
9th Jan 201726th Dec 2016 to 8th Jan 2017
23rd Jan 20179th Jan 2017 to 22nd Jan 2017
6th Feb 201723rd Jan 2017 to 5th Feb 2017
20th Feb 20176th Feb 2017 to 19th Feb 2017
6th Mar 201720th Feb 2017 to 5th Mar 2017
20th Mar 20176th Mar 2017 to 19th Mar 2017
3rd Apr 201720th Mar 2017 to 2nd Apr 2017
17th Apr 20173rd Apr 2017 to 16th Apr 2017
1st May 201717th Apr 2017 to 30th Apr 2017
15th May 20171st May 2017 to 14th May 2017
29th May 201715th May 2017 to 28th May 2017
12th Jun 201729th May 2017 to 11th Jun 2017
26th Jun 201712th Jun 2017 to 25th Jun 2017
10th Jul 201726th Jun 2017 to 9th Jul 2017
24th Jul 201710th Jul 2017 to 23rd Jul 2017
7th Aug 201724th Jul 2017 to 6th Aug 2017
21st Aug 20177th Aug 2017 to 20th Aug 2017
4th Sep 2017 21st Aug 2017 to 3rd Sep 2017
18th Sep 20174th Sep 2017 to 17th Sep 2017
2nd Oct 201718th Sep 2017 to 1st Oct 2017
16th Oct 20172nd Oct 2017 to 15th Oct 2017
30th Oct 201716th Oct 2017 to 29th Oct 2017
13th Nov 201730th Oct 2017 to 12th Nov 2017
27th Nov 201713th Nov 2017 to 26th Nov 2017
11th Dec 201727th Nov 2017 to 10th Dec 2017
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

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

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Ipswich Borough Council,
1E Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432700