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Local Housing Allowance rates 2017-2018

Published: 25 Jan 2017

Theses tables show the rates of Local Housing Allowance (LHA) for 2017 to 2018 and how they were calculated.

The April 2017 – March 2018 LHA rates are set out below.

Any policy enquiries should be directed to the Department for Work and Pensions.

Weekly Scottish LHA report for April 2017 to March 2018 (effective from April 2017)
BRMA Name 1 Bedroom Shared 1 Bedroom 2 Bedrooms 3 Bedrooms 4 Bedrooms
Aberdeen and Shire £75.63 £120.82 £161.10 £184.94 £235.97
Argyll and Bute £61.36 £84.23 £103.85 £120.29 £180.00
Ayrshires £62.69 £80.55 £97.81 £115.07 £158.90
Dumfries and Galloway £59.44 £80.77 £97.81 £108.26 £129.47
Dundee and Angus £57.69 £79.24 £103.85 £128.19 £189.07
East Dunbartonshire £66.43 £97.81 £116.53 £160.38 £221.42
Fife £59.95 £81.58 £102.56 £120.29 £174.81
Forth Valley £62.38 £83.91 £103.56 £126.58 £181.80
Greater Glasgow £68.28 £92.06 £116.53 £137.31 £206.03
Highland and Islands £59.04 £91.81 £110.72 £126.92 £160.38
Lothian £68.27 £120.02 £145.43 £186.47 £276.92
North Lanarkshire £59.44 £80.55 £99.06 £114.23 £167.31
Perth and Kinross £57.69 £82.40 £105.94 £137.31 £183.46
Renfrewshire/ Inverclyde £60.00 £80.55 £101.54 £125.42 £190.80
Scottish Borders £56.96 £72.00 £92.05 £109.62 £138.46
South Lanarkshire £63.46 £80.55 £103.56 £126.92 £180.00
West Dunbartonshire £63.29 £86.30 £103.56 £113.92 £169.69
West Lothian £60.03 £98.08 £117.69 £133.85 £180.45

Downloadable LHA tables

The downloadable documents show the method used to produce the Local Housing Allowance rates in accordance with statute.

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LHA Methodology

The tables below show the method used to produce the Local Housing Allowance rates in accordance with statute.

Column Two

The LHA rates applicable from April 2016 to March 2017 are shown.

Column Three

The 30th percentile figures shown here are derived from twelve cumulative months of lettings information collected up to the end of September 2016.

Column Four

The rates are either frozen or reduced or uplifted by 3% Targeted Affordability Fund in accordance with the Rent Officers Order 2016.

Column Five

The resulting LHA rates effective from April 2017 are shown

BRMA LHA rate from April 2016 – March 2017 30th percentile market rents** September 2016 ** April 2015 rate frozen, reduced to 30 **th percentile or increased by 3% TAF** LHA rates for April 2017 -** March 2018**
Aberdeen and Shire
1 Bedroom Shared £75.63 £80.55 £75.63 £75.63
1 Bedroom £127.25 £120.82 £120.82 £120.82
2 Bedroom £162.24 £161.10 £161.10 £161.10
3 Bedroom £184.94 £189.86 £184.94 £184.94
4 Bedroom £235.97 £253.15 £235.97 £235.97
Argyll and Bute
1 Bedroom Shared £61.36 £63.29 £61.36 £61.36
1 Bedroom £84.23 £86.30 £84.23 £84.23
2 Bedroom £103.56 £109.32 £103.85 £103.85
3 Bedroom £120.29 £126.58 £120.29 £120.29
4 Bedroom £180.00 £195.62 £180.00 £180.00
Ayrshires
1 Bedroom Shared £62.69 £66.74 £62.69 £62.69
1 Bedroom £80.55 £80.55 £80.77 £80.77
2 Bedroom £97.81 £97.81 £97.81 £97.81
3 Bedroom £115.07 £115.07 £115.07 £115.07
4 Bedroom £158.90 £161.10 £158.90 £158.90
Dumfries and Galloway
1 Bedroom Shared £59.44 £60.99 £59.44 £59.44
1 Bedroom £80.55 £85.00 £80.55 £80.55
2 Bedroom £97.81 £97.81 £97.81 £97.81
3 Bedroom £108.26 £109.32 £108.26 £108.26
4 Bedroom £129.47 £136.93 £129.47 £129.47
Dundee and Angus
1 Bedroom Shared £57.69 £59.84 £57.69 £57.69
1 Bedroom £79.24 £80.55 £79.24 £79.24
2 Bedroom £103.85 £109.32 £103.85 £103.85
3 Bedroom £128.19 £138.08 £128.19 £128.19
4 Bedroom £189.07 £189.86 £189.07 £189.07
East Dunbartonshire
1 Bedroom Shared £66.43 £69.04 £66.43 £66.43
1 Bedroom £97.81 £97.81 £97.81 £97.81
2 Bedroom £116.53 £132.33 £116.53 £116.53
3 Bedroom £160.38 £166.85 £160.38 £160.38
4 Bedroom £221.42 £228.99 £221.42 £221.42
Fife
1 Bedroom Shared £59.95 £69.04 £59.95 £59.95
1 Bedroom £81.58 £82.85 £81.58 £81.58
2 Bedroom £102.56 £103.56 £102.56 £102.56
3 Bedroom £120.29 £120.82 £120.29 £120.29
4 Bedroom £174.81 £184.11 £174.81 £174.81
Forth Valley
1 Bedroom Shared £62.38 £69.04 £62.38 £62.38
1 Bedroom £83.91 £85.73 £83.91 £83.91
2 Bedroom £103.56 £103.56 £103.56 £103.56
3 Bedroom £126.57 £126.58 £126.92 £126.58
4 Bedroom £181.80 £195.62 £181.80 £181.80
Greater Glasgow
1 Bedroom Shared £68.28 £73.64 £68.28 £68.28
1 Bedroom £92.06 £102.41 £92.06 £92.06
2 Bedroom £116.53 £132.33 £116.53 £116.53
3 Bedroom £137.31 £149.59 £137.31 £137.31
4 Bedroom £206.03 £224.38 £206.03 £206.03
Highlands and Islands
1 Bedroom Shared £59.04 £66.74 £59.04 £59.04
1 Bedroom £91.81 £97.81 £91.81 £91.81
2 Bedroom £110.72 £115.07 £110.72 £110.72
3 Bedroom £126.92 £138.00 £126.92 £126.92
4 Bedroom £160.38 £161.10 £160.38 £160.38
Lothian
1 Bedroom Shared £68.27 £74.79 £68.27 £68.27
1 Bedroom £116.52 £136.93 £120.02 £120.02
2 Bedroom £145.43 £166.85 £145.43 £145.43
3 Bedroom £186.47 £207.12 £186.47 £186.47
4 Bedroom £276.92 £298.03 £276.92 £276.92
North Lanarkshire
1 Bedroom Shared £59.44 £64.44 £59.44 £59.44
1 Bedroom £80.55 £80.55 £80.55 £80.55
2 Bedroom £99.06 £103.56 £99.06 £99.06
3 Bedroom £114.23 £115.07 £114.23 £114.23
4 Bedroom £167.31 £172.60 £167.31 £167.31
Perth and Kinross
1 Bedroom Shared £57.69 £58.49 £57.69 £57.69
1 Bedroom £82.40 £90.90 £82.40 £82.40
2 Bedroom £105.94 £113.92 £105.94 £105.94
3 Bedroom £137.31 £143.84 £137.31 £137.31
4 Bedroom £183.46 £206.89 £183.46 £183.46
Renfrewshire/** Inverclyde**
1 Bedroom Shared £60.00 £63.29 £60.00 £60.00
1 Bedroom £80.55 £80.55 £80.55 £80.55
2 Bedroom £101.26 £103.56 £101.54 £101.54
3 Bedroom £126.57 £125.42 £125.42 £125.42
4 Bedroom £190.80 £195.62 £190.80 £190.80
Scottish Borders
1 Bedroom Shared £56.96 £56.99 £56.96 £56.96
1 Bedroom £72.00 £74.79 £72.00 £72.00
2 Bedroom £92.05 £92.05 £92.05 £92.05
3 Bedroom £109.31 £111.62 £109.62 £109.62
4 Bedroom £138.46 £143.84 £138.46 £138.46
South Lanarkshire
1 Bedroom Shared £63.46 £64.44 £63.46 £63.46
1 Bedroom £80.77 £80.55 £80.55 £80.55
2 Bedroom £103.56 £103.56 £103.56 £103.56
3 Bedroom £126.92 £132.33 £126.92 £126.92
4 Bedroom £180.00 £198.49 £180.00 £180.00
West Dunbartonshire
1 Bedroom Shared £63.46 £63.29 £63.29 £63.29
1 Bedroom £86.30 £86.30 £86.30 £86.30
2 Bedroom £103.56 £103.56 £103.56 £103.56
3 Bedroom £115.07 £113.92 £113.92 £113.92
4 Bedroom £169.69 £182.50 £169.69 £169.69
West Lothian
1 Bedroom Shared £60.03 £63.86 £60.03 £60.03
1 Bedroom £97.81 £103.56 £98.08 £98.08
2 Bedroom £117.69 £126.58 £117.69 £117.69
3 Bedroom £133.85 £148.44 £133.85 £133.85
4 Bedroom £180.45 £189.86 £180.45 £180.45

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Published:
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Local Housing Allowance rates 2017-2018