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Housing benefit

The Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) scheme covers shortfalls between rental liability and payment of Housing Benefit and shortfalls between Council Tax liability and entitlement to Council Tax Benefit. Every claimant who is entitled to the minimum amount of Housing Benefit and or Council Tax Benefit and who has a shortfall is entitled to make a claim for help.


  • Discretionary Housing Payments

    Information on Discretionary Housing Payments from North West Leicestershire District Council

  • Tenancy support

    A service provided by the Housing Management department which gives opportunity for the Council's most vulnerable tenants to have access to intensive support for a short period of time.

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