Local Housing Allowance rates

The Local Housing Allowance rate depends on what size of property you need for you and your family, not the size of property you live in.

Please note that the maximum rate that can be awarded is for a four bedroom property regardless of the size of your family.

The figures below apply for applications received in the period stated.

Local Housing Allowance rates from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

Size of property requiredWeekly LHA rate
Shared accommodation rate £62.69
One bedroom £80.55
Two bedrooms £97.81
Three bedrooms £115.07
Four bedrooms £158.90

Contact Information

Benefits Section
PO BOX 13
John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA1 1BY
Telephone: 01563 554400
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