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Payments and Benefits
The Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates specify the
maximum housing benefit your tenant can
There are two set rates for people living in
Redbridge. These two rates are known as Broad Rental Market
An independent body (known as 'The Rent Officer') sets the local
housing allowance rate each month.
Check here for more information on Local
Please note that the month the Local Housing
Allowance starts is the amount payable each month for a year
(unless there is a change in circumstances).
BRMA 1 (Outer East)
E11 3, E12
BRMA 2 (Outer North East)
E11 1, E11 2, E18, IG1, IG2, IG3, IG4, IG5, IG6, IG7, IG8, IG9,
IG11, RM5, RM6, RM8
* If you are under 35 and live on your own, you will
receive this rate.
The maximum LHA rate payable for new
claims is for the four bedroom rate only
The Rent Service will gather evidence of all the rents being
charged within each BRMA and will then set the Local Housing
Allowance rates for different sizes of property, according to the
number of bedrooms.
The rates of Local Housing Allowance will be published each
month on our website so you will always know what the current rates
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