December 2016 Local Housing Allowance and Social Housing

04/12/2016

The local housing allowance (LHA) cap for tenants living in general needs social housing has been deferred until 2019/2020, the Work and Pensions Secretary has announced.

In a written statement he said that the government proposes to defer the changes, which were due to commence from April 2018, so they align with changes to supported housing funding in April 2019.

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