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Changes to Derby Homefinder - Open to All Properties

4 February 2016 - Bidding for Open to All properties has changed. Some applicants will not be able to bid for OTA properties until they give us more information.

 

Important News About Your Housing Benefit

The Government is changing the way Housing Benefit (or the housing element of Universal Credit) is calculated. Read our information leaflets to make sure you know what this means for you. Leaflet 1  Leaflet 2

 

Local Lettings Plan for Coronation Avenue/Crescent

Some Derby Homes properties on Coronation Avenue/Crescent will be subject to this lettings plan.

 

Local Lettings Plan for Fellowlands Way, Chellaston, Derby

Some Metroolitan properties on Fellowlands Way will be subject to this lettings plan.

 

Local Lettings Plan for St Helens Street

Some Metroolitan properties on St Helens Street will be subject to this lettings plan.

 

Local Lettings Plan for Hartington Street

Some Metroolitan properties on Hartington Street will be subject to this lettings plan.

 

Local Lettings Plan for Castleward Properties

The properties being build at Castleward will be subject to the Castleward Local Lettings Plan.

 

Local Lettings Policy Riverside / Derby City Council

A Local Lettings Policy has been put in place for 104 New Build and 66 Acquired or Refurbished properties which will be advertised in Alvaston, Spondon and on Max Road between 2013 and 2015. The policy’s aim is to create and maintain a sustainable well balanced community.

 

Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) has been replaced by Personal Independence Payments (PIP).

 

Housing Benefit and Welfare Reforms

Visit the Directgov website for information on how Welfare Reforms will affect your benefits.

 

Struggling with gas/electric bills

If you are struggling with gas/electric heating bills phone the freephone Home Heat Helpline on 0800 336699 for advise and assistance.

 

Local Assistance Scheme

The Local Assistance Scheme is a scheme managed by the Council. The scheme helps people on certain benefits in an emergency or crisis.

The scheme will not give out any cash but will give out vouchers for items such as:

  • food
  • basic toiletries
  • basic clothing
  • white goods
  • second hand furniture.

 

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