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Local Housing Allowance

Local Housing Allowance or LHA is the new way of calculating how much housing benefit a claimant is able to claim when renting in the private rental sector. Some of the key factors to calculating the amount of Local Housing Allowance include the area that the property is located, the number of bedroom required and of course the housing benefit claimants financil situation.

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What is Local Housing Allowance?

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Why do the LHA rates change each month?

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LHA Rates

Current LHA rates and local housing allowance rate for all sizes and types of property by all councils in the UK, including England, Scotland and Wales.

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