Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates applicable from April 2018 to March 2019

Tables showing the method used to produce the Local Housing Allowance rates in accordance with statute.


LHA 2018 tables

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The monthly figures are for illustrative purposes only and have been converted from the weekly LHA rates. Any policy enquiries should be directed to the Department for Work and Pensions. These rates will not appear on LHA-Direct before 16 March 2018.

Table 1 The LHA rates applicable for the 12 months commencing April 2017 are shown here.
Table 2 The 30th percentile figures shown here are derived from twelve months worth of lettings information collected up to the end of September 2017.
Table 3 The rates in Table One uplifted by 3% Targeted Affordability Funding, where applicable are shown here.
Table 4 The LHA rates effective from 1st April 2018 are shown here, taking account of the Maximum local housing allowance.

Find out more information on how Local Housing Allowances rates are calculated and where to find your LHA rate.

If you have any questions in relation to this publication please contact:

VOA Rent Officers: public

Valuation Office Agency
Rent Officer Functions
Customer Service Centre
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For queries regarding fair rents, Local Housing Allowance rates, and to contact a Rent Officer.

The previous releases are also available:

Published 31 January 2018