Stop Press: Financial help with the bedroom tax – DHPs and moving house

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STOP PRESS: Discretionary Housing Payments and Moving Costs – help is there!

Here is the latest information for people to get Discretionary Housing Payments to help with the bedroom tax and for financial help with moving house

Affected by Bedroom Tax? Not got financial help from the council (Discretionary Housing Payment?) Read this

If any of the following applies to you, you should be getting a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) and it should be extended until at least March 2015 (after that you may have to reapply):

  • If you are severely disabled and live in a significantly adapted property
  • If you need a room for children under a child access arrangement
  •  If you are a foster carer
  • If you are pregnant and will need the extra room once your baby is born
  • If you are approaching pension credit age

If you fall into one of these groups and are not…

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