If you want to change the way you are paid Housing Benefit, you can request to receive your payments directly by BACS. This means that you will receive the payments by electronic transfer straight into your bank or building society account.
If you are a tenant
If you rent a property and receive Housing Benefit, you can tell us you want to receive your Housing Benefit directly by BACS.
If you are a landlord
If you are a landlord and a tenant receives Housing Benefit, you can request to receive it directly by BACS.
Housing Benefit overpayments
Sometimes you may incorrectly receive a Housing Benefit payment that you are not entitled to. Find out more about Housing Benefit overpayments.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support, Croydon Council, Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon CR0 1EA , United Kingdom