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Payment on a weekend?

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  • staceylouise34
    staceylouise34 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi need advice its my first universal credit payment an it falls on a weekend will i get it early an if so what day for the kids as lost job an landlord put us out so his son an family could move in so we are in tep accomadation with the kids 
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,596 Scope online community team
    Hello @staceylouise34. If a payment from UC is due on a weekend or bank holiday it is paid the working day before. So if it falls at a weekend, you will be paid on a Friday.

    Can I ask, as you're in temporary accommodation have you been advised to claim Housing Benefit? I just wanted to check as Universal Credit don't pay rent for temporary accommodation, it's still paid for through housing benefit. 
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