You may be able to get a DHP if you're already getting Housing Benefit or Universal Credit
You can only qualify for an award if
DHP is a temporary solution while you find a way to cover your rental shortfall by, for example, finding work or moving to affordable accommodation.
You will need to create a MyAccount which will show you the personal information relating to your property and is being developed as a central area for you to transact with us.
When you complete this form, you may need:
Just before you submit the online form, you will be provided with a list of any evidence required to process your application. If you cannot upload the documents to the form immediately, you can use the button below to submit your evidence at a later date.
We'll normally start paying the DHP from the Monday after you submit your claim. For more information on DHPs, download the following document.