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

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Tables showing the method used to work out Local Housing Association rates.

The LHA rates published will continue to be effective until 31 March 2020.

The tables do not provide any guaranteed indicator of the condition of, or trends in, the rental market. Rent Officers Wales does not accept any liability for actions or judgements that LHA claimants or others take arising from the use of the tables.

Method

The tables show the method used to produce the Local Housing Allowance rates in accordance with statute.

Column 1

The LHA rates applicable for April 2018 are shown here.

Column 2

The 30th percentile figures shown here are derived from the last 12 months of lettings information, collected up to the end of September 2018.

Column 3

Categories where Targeted Affordability Fund 3% uplift are applicable

Column 4

The LHA rates effective from 1 April 2019 are shown here. They are the lower of the figures shown in Columns 1 and 2, or a 3% Targeted Affordability Fund uplift on 2018 figures shown in Column 3.

Contact

For any policy enquiries you should contact the Department for Work and Pensions (external link).

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