Rent will be problematic for young single claimants

Tenancies signed after 1 April 2016 will be problematic for single claimants aged under 35 without dependent children

what the fuck

Capping Housing Benefit in the social rented sector – The government will apply the relevant Local Housing Allowance rates as maxima for Housing Benefit paid in the social rented sector, including the Shared Accommodation Rate for single claimants aged under 35 without dependent children. The cap will apply from 1 April 2018 but only to tenancies signed after 1 April 2016. (26)

 

The current position in Northampton

Bedroom 1  2 3 4
[i]LHA week  £     100.05  £     126.31  £     139.84  £     187.14
[ii]NBC STOCK week  £        74.76  £        86.53  £        96.23  £     105.23

 

[iii]Shared Room (Under 35) Rate £66.32

 

 

[i] Northampton Local Housing Allowance rates

[ii] Northampton Council Stock average rent by number of bedrooms

[iii] Northampton Shared Room Rate

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