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Housing Benefit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 226122, tabled on 3 March 2015

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.

Answered on

6 March 2015

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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