Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) are available to claimants who are entitled to Housing Benefit and appeal to the authority to require some further assistance in order to meet housing costs.
The authority may award a DHP for a fixed period or indefinitely depending on the circumstances of the case.
DHPs are used for things such as
You can download an Application for Discretionary Housing Payments from this page.
Please note that the DHP budget is cash limited and the Council cannot spend beyond its allowed limits.
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