Discretionary help

Discretionary Housing Payments

DHPs provide extra money for when help is needed to meet housing costs to ease financial hardship. DHP is for residents who face a variety of financial difficulties and helps with housing costs on a short term and temporary basis and gives residents time to find alternative solutions, and can also be used in certain circumstances to assist with moving and advance rent costs and clearing rent arrears.

See our Discretionary Housing Payments page for more information

Hardship and Individual Assistance Payment

The scheme is used to provide support to those residents who require help with emergency living expenses, such as food, fuel (gas and electric for customers who pay via a key meter), travel expenses, and household appliances and/or clothing in exceptional circumstances

See our Hardship Payments page for more information