Housing benefits overpayment

You must let us know if you have been paid:

  • a Housing Benefit you were not supposed to get
  • more Housing Benefit money than you should have been given

This is called a benefits overpayment. If this happens, you must give the money back to us.

Contact the housing benefits team

If you have a question about benefits overpayments that is not answered on this page, you can contact us for help.