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Paying Local Housing Allowance direct to landlords.

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Some people may have difficulty getting the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) and paying their rent.

Payments of LHA should be made direct to a landlord where a tenant is 8 weeks or more in arrears with their rent.

Payments of LHA could be made direct to a landlord if

  • the landlord has reduced the rent to an affordable level, or
  • we consider a tenant is unlikely to pay their rent to their landlord, or
  • we think a tenant cannot manage their own financial affair

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