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Local Housing Allowance: LHA bedroom calculator

Calculate how many bedrooms you are eligible for

If you are a single person or couple without dependants, please first read the brief guide to who doesn't need to use the bedroom calculator or seek assistance from the housing benefit department at your local authority.

Enter the details of all the people living in your household and select 'Calculate'.

Required information is marked with an asterisk (*).

Household details

Total Number Of Persons Help: Only include family members, non-dependents, boarders and sub-tenants who are part of your housing benefit application. If you are not sure who to include, contact the housing benefit department at your local authority.

Couples Area Help: Couples must be members of the same household. They can be married couples, civil partnerships, or two people living together as a couple.

Excluding Couples Help: Include someone not living with you but providing necessary overnight care for you or your partner. If you are not sure who to include, contact the housing benefit department at your local authority.

Children Between 10 And 15 Help If you are not sure who to include, contact the housing benefit department at your local authority.

Children Under 10 Help If you are not sure who to include, contact the housing benefit department at your local authority.

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  • Housing Benefit is administered by local councils. For all claim enquiries, including anything related to your personal circumstances, please contact your local council.

    Contact your local authority

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Published: 21/04/2014 11:23:11 GMT

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