Guidance

Claiming Discretionary Housing Payments

Factsheet explaining what Discretionary Housing Payments are, who can claim them and how to claim.

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This factsheet is for councils to give to claimants. Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) 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