What is an Extended Payment
- formerly known as, Housing
Benefit Run On?
If you or your partner have been receiving one of
the benefits listed below for at least a period of 26
consecutive weeks and that benefit ends because you
or your partner have started work or increased your
hours, you may be eligible for an Extended Payment.
These benefits include:
- Income Support
- Income Based
- Severe Disablement
- Employment &
An Extended Payment is four weeks of Benefit paid at the
same amount as when you were entitled to one of the
Extended payments are made irrespective of the amount you may
earn in your new job.
The Benefits Department will identify any entitlement to an
Extended Payment therefore there is no need for you to
|Housing Benefit &
Council Tax Support Enquiries
|Telephone: (01902) 696668
||South Staffordshire Council
|Fax: (01902) 696630