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Local Housing Allowance (LHA)

LHA Rates for April 2017-March 2018 and April 2016-March 2017

Local housing allowance (LHA) for April 2017 to March 2018

 

 
Size criteria

Weekly Allowance

Monthly allowance Maximum HB 4 weekly allowance
Shared accommodation £63.46 £274.99 £253.84
1 bedroom £80.55 £349.05 £322.20
2 bedroom £103.56 £448.76 £414.24
3 bedroom £126.92 £549.99 £507.68
4 bedroom £180.00 £780.00 £720.00

 

Local housing allowance (LHA) for April 2016 to March 2017

Size criteria Weekly allowance Monthly allowance Maximum HB 4 weekly allowance
Shared accommodation £63.46 £274.99 £253.84
1 bedroom £80.77 £350.00 £323.08
2 bedroom £103.56 £448.76 £414.24
3 bedroom £126.92 £549.99 £507.68
4 bedroom £180.00 £780.00 £720.00

If you are receiving Housing Benefit/Council Tax Reduction it is really important that you tell us straight away if your circumstances change. For details on why this is so important, and information on the types of changes you need to tell us about, please see our change of circumstances page.

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