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Discretionary Housing Payments

JR45 Refusal of a DHP - disability, adaptation and terminal illness (NOTE will need adapting for your local authority, please seek assistance if needed: jrproject@cpag.org.uk) (last updated July 2019) NEEDS UPDATING AS NEW GUIDANCE AUG 2019

JR29 Refusal of DHP - under 35 LHA rate, waiting for PIP appeal (NOTE will need adapting for your local authority, please seek assistance if needed: jrproject@cpag.org.uk) (last updated Sept 2019)

JR65 Refusal of DHP - benefit capped client but Managed Payment to Landlord in place so rent being paid in full. DHP refused as 'no need for help with housing costs'. (Last updated March 2020)

If a DHP is refused because it has been requested on a long term rather (than short term basis) please get in touch.

If DHP is refused because PIP/DLA has been taken into account as income, please get in touch (and include a copy of your local authority's DHP policy).

 

PLEASE TELL US HOW DWP / HMRC / RELEVANT LOCAL AUTHORITY RESPOND

By emailing JRProject@CPAG.org.uk

This helps us keep the letters up to date and effective for other advisers.