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How many rooms am I entitled to?

Local housing allowance is based on the number of bedrooms your household needs, not the number of rooms in the property you rent, or the rent that you are charged.
One bedroom is allowed for:
For couples and single people claiming under certain circumstances the number of bedrooms you are entitled to is fixed and you will only be entitled to the shared accommodation rate:
A shared home is accomodation where you have exclusive use of only one bedroom and you have to share a kitchen, a bathroom, a toilet or a room suitable for living in.
To work out how many bedrooms you are entitled to:


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