Decision details

Discretionary Housing Payments Policy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No





That it is recommended that Council approve the Discretionary Housing Payments policy.

Reason for Decision:


In order that the Council can make awards of Discretionary Housing Payments to Housing Benefits and Universal Credit customers who need additional help with housing costs. The aim of this policy is to ensure awards are made fairly and lawfully, supporting the Council’s priority of meeting housing need for residents of the City.


Publication date: 10/11/2016

Date of decision: 08/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 08/11/2016 - Executive

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