FOI Request - DHP Applications

Request 101000188443

Q1: How many applications for DHP have you received/approved/declined from April 1st 2012 to Sept 30th 2012 and from April 1st 2013 to September 30th 2013?

Q2: Of the applications you received from April 1st 2013 to September 30th 2013 how many came from…
a. Households containing someone with a disability?
b. Households affected by the size criteria?
c. Households affected by the size criteria AND containing someone with a disability?
d. Households affected by the benefit cap?

Q3: What is the most common reason for declining an application for DHP? (please pick 1)
a. Households judged to have enough income to cover their rent if they cut back on other expenditure
b. Households judged to be able to meet rent without cutting back on other expenditure
c. DHP pot needs to be rationed and other households were judged more of a priority
d. other:      

Q4: How much of the DHP government allocation have you distributed from April 1st 2013 to September 30th 2013?

Q5: Of your DHP allocation disbursed between April 1st 2013 and September 30th 2013, how much did you spend on…
a. People housed by a housing association
b. People housed by a local authority
c. People housed within the private rented sector
d. Other

Q6: Of your DHP allocation distributed between April 1st 2013 and September 30th 2013, how much did you spend on people affected by the size criteria?

Response 17-10-2013

Q1: 01.04.12 - 30.09.12 REC'D 43, APPROVED 39, DECLINED 4

        01.04.13 - 30.09.13 REC'D 413 APPROVED 203 DECLINED 31

Q2: a. 84

b. 175

c.  79

d. 1

Q3:  B

Q4: £70,755.59

Q5: a. £21,623.04,

 b. £28,004.30 

c. £21,128.25 

d  Other

Q6: £52,260.91

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