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01-Dec-19, 10:30
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

Discretionary Housing Payments




The Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) scheme provides financial assistance towards housing costs for those claiming housing benefit or the housing element of Universal Credit. Statistics released today by Scotland's Chief Statistician show that during the period 1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019, Local Authorities in Scotland made 99,910 awards under the DHP scheme, with a total value of 59.1 million and an average award of 592. [Read Full Article (https://caithness-business.co.uk/article/10041)]