Birmingham City Council section 114 notice updates

To find out more about the section 114 notice, visit our section 114 page

Paying for housing with benefits

If you are on a low income, you may be entitled to Universal Credit or Housing Benefit.

There is more information on GOV.UK about paying for private housing with benefits.

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates

Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates are used to calculate how much Housing Benefit you may get if you rent private housing.

Current LHA rates for Birmingham

LHA rates from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024
Number of bedrooms Category Weekly amount Monthly amount
One bedroom with shared facilities A £67 £291.13
One bedroom self-contained B £120.82 £524.99
Two bedrooms C £143.84 £625.02
Three bedrooms D £155.34 £674.99
Four or more bedrooms E £195.62 £850.02

Use the benefits calculators on GOV.UK to find out how much benefit you may be entitled to.

Page last updated: 4 July 2023

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