Discretionary housing payments provide extra help if you are already getting housing benefit or Universal Credit (including housing costs) but you still need further help with housing costs.
The council is responsible for a number of public health functions:
Doncaster Council is keen to engage with potential developers, partners and investors, to look at proposals to ensure that housing provision is met throughout the Borough. The Council would like to engage with those organisations who are interested in developing all tenures of housing, including private sale, shared ownership and housing for rent.
The Council has set up a register for people who are interested in a self-build or custom-build home in the Doncaster area.
Homes & Settlements and Updated Sustainability Appraisal of Doncaster's Growth Options Consultation (March 2016)www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/planning/homes-settlements-and-updated-sustainability-appraisal-of-doncaster-s-growth-options-consultation-march-2016
The consultation has now closed on these two documents which form part of our continuous engagement on the new Local Plan, the consultation responses are now available below.
The Small Sites Settlement Boundary Review looks at those sites which were not considered as part of the Housing and Employment land Availability Assessment (HELAA).
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) applies to most tenants who rent their home from a private landlord.
To look at and apply for a council house and some homes owned by Housing Associations or private landlords.
Welcome to Doncaster’s 10-year Housing Strategy. A clear strategy for responding to current and future housing needs is an essential requirement for borough growth and improvement. The availability and quality of housing has a direct impact on health, educational attainment, economic prosperity and community safety and cohesion – all of which are critical to Doncaster’s success and to the wellbeing of our residents and visitors.
Information focuses on regulations relating to setting up a tenancy, repairs and safety of residents.