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Repaying a housing benefit overpayment

​Find out about how to repay housing benefit over-payment.


Our secure online form is available 24 hours a day. You will be taken to our secure site, where you will be asked for your card details. This system validates your account details before your payment is completed, ensuring that your payment is allocated swiftly. If you give your email address we will send you an automated receipt for your payment.

By phone

Call 020 8690 8707 (option 5) to pay your housing benefit overpayment by debit or credit card over the phone. 

Bank transfer

Our account details are:

Barclays Bank

1 Churchill Place 

London E14 5HP

Sort code 20-00-00

Account number: 93380513

Please quote your invoice number when paying by this method.

Post office (pay by cash)

You will need your invoice with a barcode on it.

Find your nearest post office.


Pay in shops or garages where you see the PayPoint sign. You will need your bill with a barcode on it.

Find your nearest PayPoint agent.


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