Briefing: Ending the freeze to Local Housing Allowance

By: Charlotte Gerada  Published: October 2017


Shelter briefing on why ending the freeze to Local Housing Allowance rates has become vital for nearly a million low-income households.

Summary

This briefing reviews why ending the freeze to Local Housing Allowance (LHA) has become so pressing for close a million low-income households. The briefing details the impact the freeze is having on those who receive the benefit and how ending the freeze will provide immediate relief to those who are at increased risk of rent arrears and homelessness.

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