Direct payments of housing benefit to private landlords – a guide for tenants

A guide that explains the rules about when the council can pay your housing benefit directly to your private landlord.

The guide also contains some template letters you can use, e.g. to ask for direct landlord payments, and to appeal any refusal to pay your benefit directly to your landlord.

Countries England & Wales

User AdvocateMember of the PublicPrivate LandlordSocial Landlord or Local Authority

Subject Housing Benefit

Document Type Leaflet / Guide


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