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Local Housing Allowance (LHA)

Local Housing Allowance (LHA)

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is a type of housing benefit which is only available to tenants who rent their homes from a private landlord. LHA is not based on your property, but is based on who lives with you, where you live and your income/ savings.

Information about LHA and who is affected by it.

How to work out what LHA rate you are entitled to and this year's LHA rates.

Further advice for tenants receiving LHA.

Further advice for landlords whose tenants may be receiving LHA.


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