Discretionary Housing Payments - for 2019/20 as at 30 April 2019

Discretionary Housing Budget

We have received £932,043 in contributions from the DWP for 2019/20. To date there is no additional funding.

 

DHP Applications in 2019/20
Reason for application Housing Benefit Customers Universal Credit Customers Total                                 
Benefit Cap 22 2 24
Removal of Spare Room Subsidy 64 132 196
Local Housing Allowance 6 23 29
Multiple welfare reforms 0 0 0
Other including hardship 6 4 10
Total successful applications 98 161 259
Rejected applications 14 0 14
Total applications received 112 161 273

 

DHP Amounts Awarded 2019/20
Reason for application Housing Benefit Customers Universal Credit Customers Total                                 
Benefit Cap £7,044.87 £53.52 £7,098.39
Removal of Spare Room Subsidy £8,312.94 £15,159.56 £23,472.50
Local Housing Allowance £2,143.19 £4,281.66 £6,424.85
Multiple welfare reforms £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Other including hardship £852.88 £642.98 £1,495.86
Total Amount Awarded 2019/20 £18,353.88 £20,137.72 £38,491.60
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