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Extra help to pay rent, council tax or emergencies

  • Extra help with paying rentIf you are receiving Housing Benefit or some of your housing costs are being met by Universal Credit, you may be able to get extra help called a Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP)
  • Extra help with paying council taxIf you are receiving council tax support, you may be able to get extra help called Discretionary Fund Council Tax Support (LCTS DF)
  • Help with emergency food and essentialsWe may be able to help if you are experiencing a short-term crisis or emergency with food and essential items.