You can use this service to apply for a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP).
A DHP is a payment we can give to you to help you if you are struggling to pay your rent or council tax.
Before you start
To apply for a Discretionary Housing Payment you need:
- To be receiving Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support or Universal Credit with housing costs
- You do not get full benefit - you currently have to pay something towards your rent or council tax
- Details or your debts, income and any savings or assets
- Details of your bills and outgoings