Bedroom Need Breakdown

Bedroom requirements are generally determined in line with the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) regulations.

LHA regulations allow one bedroom each for:

  • Every adult couple.
  • Any other adult aged 16 or over
  • Any two children (aged under 16) of the same sex.
  • Any two children, regardless of sex, under the age of 10
  • Any other child aged under 16.
  • A non-resident carer (claimant/partner or child have disability and need overnight care)

You can use the below bedroom calculator to help understand your bedroom entitlement.