Factsheet for claimants of Housing Benefit explaining what Discretionary Housing Payments are and how to claim.
This factsheet is for claimants and gives information about Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP). These provide extra money when a council decides that someone needs extra help to meet their housing costs. The factsheet explains:
- who can claim a DHP
- how they can use their payment
- how they can make a claim for DHP