Struggling to pay your rent? Calderdale Council can help
Calderdale Council says it can help people struggling to keep up with rent payments.
The Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) scheme is an emergency fund which provides financial assistance while allowing people time to find alternative solutions. This is an additional payment on top of any housing benefit already received.
DHP is intended to cover shortfalls between Housing Benefit, or the housing element of Universal Credit in payment and rental costs. It can also be used for rent in advance, rent deposits and removal costs.
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