LHA Payments

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The weekly LHA rates from April 2019 - March 2020 are shown below. You can find out which Broad Rental Market Area (BRMA) your property falls in and how many bedrooms your LHA rate will be assessed on.

No of Bedrooms High WealdMaidstone Medway & Swale
Shared Rate £79.71 £72.44 £67.08
1 Bedroom £139.42 £131.11 £113.99
2 Bedrooms £181.86 £162.29 £142.22
3 Bedrooms £223.19 £185.86 £162.34
4 Bedrooms £336.82 £235.41 £210.17

If your circumstances fall outside of those shown above, including if you are a boarder, we must ask The Rent Officer to decide what your LHA rate will be. You can find out which BRMA your property is in.

If you would like any further information, please email us. Alternatively, you can contact the benefits team on 01732 876376.