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Local Housing Allowance Rates

This page gives information regarding the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates. Your Housing Benefit will be calculated based on the rates listed below for the number of bedrooms your household requires.

LHA is a way that claims for Housing Benefit are worked out for tenants renting accommodation from a private landlord. If you live in council accommodation or other social housing, LHA will not affect you.

The table below shows the LHA rates for Oadby and Wigston.

Local Housing Allowance Rates - April 2017 to March 2018

Number of Bedrooms Weekly Amount
Shared accommodation rate

£59.59

1 bedroom

£86.30

2 bedrooms

£109.32

3 bedrooms

£126.58

4 bedrooms

£163.16

Local Housing Allowance Rates - April 2016 to March 2017

Number of Bedrooms Weekly Amount
Shared accommodation rate £59.00
1 bedroom £86.30
2 bedrooms £109.32
3 bedrooms £126.62
4 bedrooms £163.16

If you have any queries about Local Housing Allowance please contact Benefits or visit our Customer Service Centres.

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