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Direct Payment to the Landlord

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Under the Local Housing Allowance Scheme payments are normally made to the tenant. In certain circumstances we can pay Local Housing Allowance direct to the Landlord. We will pay direct to a Landlord if we decide the tenant is:

  • vulnerable; or
  • if they are 8 weeks or more in arrears with their rent.

Current payment dates are available at the bottom of the Housing Benefit page.

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