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Local Housing Allowance: LHA bedroom calculator

Please note that single people under the age of 35 are entitled to the Shared Accommodation Rate

Calculate how many bedrooms you are eligible for

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: for total number of persons 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.

Total number of couples help: for total number of couples Couples must be members of the same household. They can be married couples, civil partnerships, or two people living together as a couple.

Single people aged 16 and over help: for single people aged 16 and over 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 aged between 10 and 15 help: for children aged between 10 and 15 If you are not sure who to include, contact the housing benefit department at your local authority.

Children aged under 10 help: for children aged under 10 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: 27/11/2020 19:24:30 GMT

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