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.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/04/2019
Decision due: 5 Jun 2019 by Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet
Lead member: Councillor Alan Shuttleworth, Lead Cabinet Member for Direct Assistance Services Councillor.Shuttleworth@eastbourne.gov.uk
Lead director: Director of Service Delivery
Department: Service Delivery
Contact: Angy Weaver, Senior Specialist Advisor - Thriving Communities Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01273 085096.
Making Representations: None