Future LHA rent levels

Weekly Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates effective from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

The LHA rates will remain unchanged from the 2021/2022 levels.

You can check these rates at:

Your rate of LHA depends on the number of bedrooms in your home, and on which of the eight Broad Rental Market Areas (BRMAs) your home is located.

BRMA regions map

The map shows the eight BRMAs in Northern Ireland, but to be certain of which BRMA you are in, check your postcode against the following list:

Belfast BRMA: BT1-BT16

Lough Neagh Upper BRMA: BT29, BT36-BT46, BT80

Lough Neagh Lower BRMA: BT25, BT62-BT67, BT69-BT71

North BRMA: BT51-BT57

North West BRMA: BT47, BT48, BT49, BT82

South BRMA: BT32BT34, BT35, BT60, BT61, BT68

South East BRMA: BT17-BT24, BT26, BT27, BT28, BT30, BT31, BT33

South West BRMA: BT74-BT79, BT81, BT92, BT93, BT94


How we calculate LHA rent levels