Issue details

Discretionary Housing Payments Policy reviewed 2023 24

To inform Executive of the reviewed policy for Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) and proposed updates


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant Effect on communities in two or more wards;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2023

Reason for urgency:
Reason for urgency: The Policy has been reviewed in light of legislation changes. To ensure ongoing support to residents, the amended Policy should be agreed at the July Executive rather than wait until the next scheduled meeting in September. The decision is key due to the community impact and the Chairman of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee has been notifiedand agrees accordingly

Decision due: July 2023 by Executive

Lead member: Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Finance

Lead director: Assistant Director Finance & S151 Officer

Department: Revenues and Benefits

Contact: Jacey Scott, Head of Revenues and Benefits Email: Tel: 01295 221548.

Reason No Public Access: No


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