Requests and responses by date
Requested Tue 14 March 2017
Responded Tue 14 March 2017
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we request that you provide us with the following information:
Q1 - On how many occasions since 7 November 2016 have you made a prospective discretionary housing payment ('DHP') award to households affected by the benefit cap, that is, agreed to make payment before a tenancy agreement has been entered into? If you do not have figures for the period since 7 November 2016, please provide figures for the 3 month period prior to the date on which figures were last captured.
Q2 - On how many occasions have you made an indefinite award of DHP (subject to continued eligibility) for a benefit capped household?
Q3 - What is the median length of time for a DHP for benefit capped households?
Q4 - What is the maximum period of time between an application for DHP and the decision that payment will be made?
Q5 - What is the maximum period of time between an application for DHP and the payment of DHP?
Q1 - None Q2 - None Q3 - 6 weeks Q4 - 1 week Q5 - 2 weeks
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