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Housing Benefit subsidy circulars 2019

Subsidy circulars are about the money the government pays local authorities to administer Housing Benefit and other financial matters.

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Housing Benefit subsidy (S) circulars give information about:

  • the money the government pays local authorities in the form of a subsidy to administer Housing Benefit
  • other financial matters for local authority staff

For enquiries about the distribution of circulars, email:
housing.correspondenceandpqs@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Published 11 February 2019
Last updated 20 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added HB subsidy circular 2/19: 2019-20 Housing Benefit administration subsidy arrangements for English, Scottish and Welsh local authorities.
  2. Added new paragraph 4 and 'Overall limit (x2.5)' column at Annex A. Changes given under 'Revisions' heading.
  3. First published.