01/15/2020

Government is lifting housing benefit freeze

The government will lift the freeze on Local Housing Allowance rates, meaning the amount of housing benefit received is set to rise by £10 per month on average. Rates will rise in line with the Consumer Price Index, which is currently around 1.5%. Will Quince, parliamentary under secretary of state for welfare delivery, said in a statement: “Ending the freeze to LHA rates ensures we are continuing...

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