Discretionary Housing Payments

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


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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