Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The new policy will align the policies for EBC and LDC. The main changes are:-
· No longer covering non-dependant deductions as eligible costs for a Discretionary Housing Payment
· We will take into account if there is a for the rent and whether the guarantor has been approached with regards to paying arears
· Taking into account if the landlord has insurance against rent arrears.
To adopt the revised policy for Lewes District Council, subject to the removal of bullet point 5 at section 4.1 of the policy, as recommended by the Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 7 February 2019.
Report author: Angy Weaver
Publication date: 11/06/2019
Date of decision: 10/06/2019
Decided at meeting: 10/06/2019 - Lewes District Council Cabinet
Effective from: 15/06/2019