Local Housing Allowance (LHA) determines the maximum financial support available for renters in the private rented sector.

Your LHA rate affects how much help you get when renting from a private landlord. It is used to work out both:

  • Housing benefit
  • Universal credit housing element

LHA rates will change in April 2024.

To find out if you are entitled to help visit entitledto 

Further details can be found at: