Local Housing Allowance

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th February 2022.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 30 November 2021 to Question 79261 on Local Housing Allowance, if her officials will produce that estimate.

Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The information requested on 30th November 2021, to estimate the additional number of private renters who would experience a shortfall if Local Housing Allowance rates are frozen, is not readily available and to provide it would incur a disproportionate cost.

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