Reply To: DHPs linked to homelessness prevention / temporary accomm

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Does not a DHP have to be applied for by the claimant?

SI 1167 https://hbinfo.org/menu2/si/si2001_1167.shtml

3. Circumstances in which discretionary housing payments may be made

For the purposes of section 69(2)(a) of the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act 2000, the prescribed circumstance in which discretionary housing payments may be made is where a person has made a claim for a discretionary housing payment and the requirement for financial assistance does not arise as a consequence of

In the CPAG book page 885 in relation to Reg 2 the commentary discuses whether or not the claim has to be in writing but there still must be a claim.

Please someone tell me if I am wrong