Discretionary Housing Payments

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4333
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

You lobbied the government for increased Discretionary Housing Payment budgets in London to tackle the housing problems caused by the government's cuts to social security. Are you monitoring how this money is being allocated?

Answer

Answer for Discretionary Housing Payments

Answer for Discretionary Housing Payments

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Government monitors how local authorities use the budgets allocated to them for awarding Discretionary Housing Payments and publish their findings.