Guidance

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates applicable from April 2019 to March 2020

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

Documents

LHA 2019-20 tables

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Details

LHA Rates are weekly, the monthly figures are for illustrative purposes only and have been converted from the weekly rates. Any policy enquiries should be directed to the Department for Work and Pensions. These rates will not appear on LHA-Direct before 15 March 2019.

Table 1 The Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates applicable for the 12 months commencing April 2018 are shown here
Table 2 The 30th percentile figures shown here are derived from twelve months lettings information (List of Rents) collected up to the end of September 2018
Table 3 The rates in Table 1 uplifted by 3% Targeted Affordability Funding (TAF), where applicable are shown here (where TAF is not applicable the rate is the lower of the April 2018 rate or the current 30th Percentile)
Table 4 The LHA rates effective from 1st April 2019 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
Wycliffe House

Green Lane
Durham
DH1 3UW

For queries regarding fair rents, Local Housing Allowance rates, and to contact a Rent Officer.

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Published 31 January 2019