If a tenant who is receiving housing benefit starts to build up arrears or requires help safeguarding their tenancy, please inform the housing benefit team by completing and returning the direct payment application.

Direct payment to Landlord application

If your tenant is receiving housing benefit and has over 8 weeks rent arrears, please notify the housing benefit team by completing the 8 weeks in arrears application.

8 weeks in arrears Landlord form

If you receive the rent payments directly from housing benefit, you can view the payment details by setting up an open gedling account.