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When is housing benefit paid?

Housing benefit is paid in "benefit weeks" which start on a Monday and end on a Sunday.

The first payment is normally made from the Monday following the date that the claim is received by the council.

If a claim is made during the week that the tenancy starts will be paid from the start of the tenancy.

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  • Hawthorne
    Rolling Mill Road
    Viking Industrial Park
    Tyne and Wear
    United Kingdom
    NE32 3DP

  • 0191 424 4333

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