Discretionary Housing Payments

  1. Discretionary Housing Payments
  2. Eligibility (You are here)
  3. Apply
  4. Appeals

Eligibility

We look at the following things when we decide if you are eligible for a Discretionary Housing Payment:
  • Your income
  • Your savings
  • If anyone else in your house can help you
  • If you have loans or debts
  • If you have tried to negotiate a lower rent with your landlord
  • If you or anyone in your family is ill or disabled
  • If you have tried to manage the situation yourself
  • If you have looked for cheaper alternative accommodation
                We may ask you for more information and documentary evidence to support your claim.

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