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
31 January 20221 - 31 January 2022
28 February 20221 - 28 February 2022
28 March 20221 - 31 March 2022
25 April 20221 - 30 April 2022
31 May 20221-  31 May 2022
27 June 20221 - 30 June 2022
25 July 20221 - 31 July 2022
30 August 20221 -  30 August 2022
26 September 20221 - 30 September 2022
31 October 20221 - 31 October 2022
28 November 20221 - 30 November 2022
28 December 20221 - 31 December 2022
30 January 20231 -  31 January 2023
27 February 20231 -  28 February 2023
27 March 20231 - 31 March 2023

Payment dates - four weekly in arrears (landlords only)

Payment Dates Payment Covered
07 March 202207 February 2022 - 06 March 2021
04 April 202207 March 2022 - 03 April 2022
03 May 202204 April 2022 - 01 May 2022
30 May 202202 May 2022 - 29 May 2022
27 June 202230 May 2022 - 26 June 2022
25 July 202227 June 2022 - 24 July 2022
22 August 202225 July 2022 - 21 August 2022
19 September 202222 August 2022 - 18 September 2022
17 October 202219 September 2022 - 16 October 2022
14 November 202217 October 2022 - 13 November 2022
12 December 202214 November 2022 - 11 December 2022
09 January 202312 December 2022 - 08 January 2023
06 February 202309 January 2023 - 05 February 2023
06 March 202306 February 2023 - 05 March 2023

Payment dates - two weekly in arrears (claimants only)

Payment DatePayment Covered
28 February 202214 February 2022 - 27 February 2022
14 March 202228 February 2022 - 13 March 2022
28 March 202214 March 2022 - 27 March 2022
11 April 202228 March 2022 - 10 April 2022
25 April 202211 April 2022 - 24 April 2022
09 May 202225 April 2022 - 08 May 2022
23 May 202209 May 2022 - 22 May 2022
07 June 202223 May 2022 - 05 June 2022
20 June 202206 June 2022 - 19 June 2022
04 July 202220 June 2022 - 03 July 2022
18 July 202204 July 2022 - 17 July 2022
01 August 202218 July 2022 - 31 July 2022
15 August 202201 August 2022 - 14 August 2022
30 August 202215 August 2022 - 28 August 2022
12 September 202229 August 2022 - 11 September 2022
26 September 202212 September 2022 - 25 September 2022
10 October 202226 September 2022 - 09 October 2022
24 October 202210 October 2022 - 23 October 2022
07 November 202224 October 2022 - 06 November 2022
21 November 202207 November 2022 - 20 November 2022
05 December 202221 November 2022 - 04 December 2022
19 December 202205 December 2022 - 18 December 2022
30 December 202219 December 2022 - 01 January 2023
16 January 202302 January 2023 - 15 January 2023
30 January 202316 January 2023 - 29 January 2023
13 February 202330 January 2023 - 12 February 2023
27 February 202313 February 2023 - 26 Febraruy 2023
13 March 202327 February 2023 - 12 March 2023
27 March 202313 March 2023 - 26 March 2023

Contact Details

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

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01473 432000