Discretionary housing payment
Find out if you're eligible for discretionary housing payment.
You can apply for a discretionary housing payment to get financial support to help with rent or housing costs.
You may be eligible if you're having difficulty meeting your rent payments and are currently entitled to
- Housing Benefit or
- housing element of Universal Credit
How to apply
What happens next?
We'll make a decision about your application within 10 working days.
We'll normally contact you by phone and follow this up with a letter.