Monthly Local Housing Allowance Rates

Rates of Local Housing Allowance (LHA) are set by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), which is independent of the local authority. Confirmation of the Broad Rental Market Areas and the relevant LHA rates can be found on the Valuation Office Agency website.

Listed below are the LHA rates for Stratford-on-Avon District Council only:

LHA April 2020 (Revised following reassessment due to the change to the 30th percentile calculation).

Weekly Rate

BRMA Room

1 Bed

2 Beds
3 Beds
4+ Beds
Solihull 85.50 132.33 166.85 201.37 276.16
Warwickshire South

85.50

143.84 172.60 207.12 276.16
Cheltenham 78.59 126.58 159.95 195.62 275.01
Worcester North 66.50 101.26 126.72 149.59 195.62
Worcester South 84.27 115.07 143.84 172.60 218.63
Rugby & East 84.35 120.82 147.29 172.60 228.99
Cherwell Valley 78.02 149.59 178.36 207.12

298.61

NB: please note that the Council will automatically recalculate Housing Benefit claims which were assessed based on the old LHA rates for April 2020. Revised notification letters will be sent to you so you do not have to do anything further.

LHA April 2019

Weekly Rate

BRMA Room

1 Bed

2 Beds
3 Beds
4+ Beds
Solihull 75.45 116.53 149.59 172.60 230.14
Warwickshire South

76.24

126.34 159.52 187.25 246.50
Cheltenham 70.40 111.83 143.34 174.43 240.59
Worcester North 61.45 92.05 117.70 133.32 176.56
Worcester South 70.32 102.03 128.19 153.02 199.80
Rugby & East 65.90 97.66 123.62 142.18 194.10
Cherwell Valley 73.53 133.96 162.29 193.51

248.35

For further information, or if you require details of previous years' LHA rates, please contact Revenues:

Last updated on 31/03/2020

Contact the Revenues & Benefits team