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Council Tenants Support

Discretionary Rental Hardship Payment Fund

City of Lincoln Council has introduced a Discretionary Rental Hardship Payment Fund to support tenants whose income has been directly affected by the coronavirus outbreak and will therefore struggle to meet their rental obligations.

  • The rental hardship payments will be a one off payment made directly to tenant’s rent accounts.

Before You Start  

Please include the following information:

  • Your name
  • Address
  • A contact telephone number
  • A summary of your circumstances


Apply by Email

You can apply for the Discretionary Rental Hardship Fund by emailing


What Happens Next?

  • Someone from the City of Lincoln Council will contact you to go through your application by telephone
  • Please note that all applications will be assessed within 14 days
  • If your application is approved, payments will be credited to rent accounts from 20 April 2020.