Paying for housing with benefits
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
|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|
|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