Updates to the Discretionary Housing Payments guidance manual

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This guidance, made for local authorities in England and Wales, includes advice on how Discretionary Housing Payments can be used to provide support to claimants affected by some of the main welfare reforms, including:

  • application of the benefit cap
  • removal of the spare room subsidy in the social rented sector
  • reductions in Local Housing Allowance

For more details, click here to the visit the associated Government website.