A reduction in the Government Funding for 2018-19 (without a corresponding decrease in the number of Discretionary Housing Payment applications and awards) will require an in-year adjustment to ensure against overspending.
The Discretionary Housing Payment Policy is to be reviewed with effect from 1st April 2019.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/09/2018
Decision due: 30 Oct 2018 by Executive
No change since last plan
Lead member: Portfolio Holder: Communities
Contact: Amy Mayes Email: email@example.com Tel: 01473 432000.
The DWP Discretionary Housing Policy Guide provides the framework for decision making. The Local Authority can exceed the fund provided additional resources can be secured.
Portfolio Holder for Communities
Chief Operating Officer
Head of Finance and Revenues