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Universal Credit: Landlord request for a managed payment or rent arrears deduction

If a tenant is having difficulty paying their rent, fill in the UC47 form through the online service to request payment of rent from a tenant’s Universal Credit.

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Use this service to request payment of rent directly from a tenant’s Universal Credit, if a tenant is having difficulty paying their rent.

The online service will provide you with the correct form to email or post.

Important information if you’re posting or emailing the form

Secure and non-secure UC47 forms are used for a landlord to request a managed payment or rent arrears deduction, or both from a tenant’s Universal Credit.

If you have a secure email address

If you have a GSI, GCSX, GSX, CJX, CJSM or GSE secure email address complete the UC47 Secure form and send to the email address provided on the form.

Note: If you send a UC47 secure version via a non-secure email address, we won’t process it because it doesn’t comply with data protection legislation and the form will be deleted.

If you don’t have a secure email address

Complete the UC47 non-secure form and send it to the email address provided on the form.

To send the form by post

If you prefer you can post the completed UC47 secure version. The postal address can be found on the UC47 form.

A different postal address is provided for tenants who live in a Universal Credit live service and Universal Credit full service areas.

Guidance on when to request a managed payment or rent arrears deduction, or both from a tenant’s Universal Credit can be found in the Personal Budgeting Support and Alternative Payment Arrangements guidance.

Part of the Universal Credit and rented housing guidance.

Published 29 January 2014
Last updated 21 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Removed PDFs of UC47 form as the correct form will be provided by using the online service.
  2. Published updated version of the secure UC47 form for a landlords to request a managed payment or rent arrears deduction.
  3. Replaced landlord request for a managed payment or rent arrears deduction, form UC47, with new versions.
  4. Added a link to the online service to request a managed payment or rent arrears deduction (English and Welsh).
  5. Added updated versions of the UC47 secure and non-secure forms in English and Welsh.
  6. First published.