Housing Benefit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 6th March 2015.

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Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in 2013-14 received local housing allowance at a rate of (a) £250 per week for a 1-bedroom property or shared accommodation, (b) £290 per week for a 2-bedroom property, (c) £340 per week for a 3-bedroom property and (d) £400 per week for a property with four or more bedrooms.

Photo of Steve Webb Steve Webb The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The information available is for local housing allowance (LHA) cases by the number of entitled bedrooms and weekly award amount bands.

This information is published and available at:


Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:


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