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Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP)

Cardiff Council has set aside some money for people who will be affected by these changes. If you are affected by the Bedroom Tax, then you may qualify for some financial assistance.

This assistance may be found through applying for the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP).

If you are in severe financial hardship and have an exceptional circumstance, you can consider applying for DHP.

Cardiff Council's DHP

If you are unsure if you can apply, or would like some assistance to complete the form, please contact the Rents Team.

More information about all the changes to benefits can be found by clicking on the following link:

Your Benefits Are Changing

You have probably heard that the government is making big changes to the benefits system. Here are a number of  links that might be useful, but if you need help, do talk to us!

You will find information on all the changes to benefits on the Council's Website