Guidance

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates applicable from April 2020 to March 2021 - amendment as instructed by The Social Security (Coronavirus) (Further Measures) Regulations 2020

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

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LHA 2020-21 tables

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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.

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.

Table 1 The Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates applicable for the 12 months commencing April 2019 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 2019.
Table 3 The Maximum LHA rates from 01 April 2020 are shown here.
Table 4 The LHA rates effective from 1st April 2020 are shown here, taking account of the Maximum Local Housing Allowance.
Note: LHA Rates are a Weekly Rate, Calendar Monthly Equivalent figures are included for information purposes only.

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:

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For queries regarding fair rents, Local Housing Allowance rates, and to contact a Rent Officer, please email: NSOhelpdesk@voa.gsi.gov.uk

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

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Published 30 January 2020
Last updated 25 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Amendment as instructed by The Social Security (Coronavirus) (Further Measures) Regulations 2020

  2. First published.