Find out which organisations can give you independent help.
Discretionary housing payments (DHP) provide extra help if you are already getting Housing Benefit or Universal Credit (including housing costs for rent) but you still need further help with your rental costs.
This Privacy Notice sets out what you need to know about how Doncaster Council will use your information for the Welfare Benefits and Tribunal Service provided by Dial Doncaster (the provider). The Council is committed to meeting its data protection obligations and handling your information securely. You should make sure you read and understand this notice, and that of the provider, before submitting your information.
Local Council Tax Reduction helps people on a low income pay their Council Tax.
To tell us of a change in your circumstance for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support, such as an income increase or if you have started...
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) applies to most tenants who rent their home from a private landlord.
Find out about council tax, housing benefit, business rates, welfare reform and mobility travel passes.
From to provide proof of the rent you pay to support a claim for Housing Benefit.
You can claim housing benefit and/or council tax reduction for a past period. This is called backdating.
Housing Benefit is a national benefit that can help to pay part or all of your rent if you are a tenant and on a low income. How much you get depends on your income and circumstances. Universal Credit has been rolled out across Doncaster and you may have to claim Universal Credit instead of Housing Benefit for help with your rent. You can view your existing Housing Benefit claim through your My Doncaster account.