Landlords and Housing Benefit
If you are a landlord of a property and your tenant is in
receipt of Housing benefit, there are many rights and
responsibilities that Housing Benefit regulations place upon
It is generally in your best interests that you are
aware of them.
The council has a useful Information for landlords
leaflet that outlines in some detail the rights and
obligations that Housing Benefit places upon you as a Landlord.
In particular you have a duty to notify the council of any
change of circumstances that you are aware of, or could reasonably
be expected to be aware of, that would affect your tenants'
entitlement to Housing Benefit.
You can notify us of a change in circumstances by using a
Landlord Change in
Last Updated on 3/6/2013