Chelmsford City Council

Our current Local Housing Allowance rates

If your postcode starts with 'SS' or you live in Runwell, you are likely to live in the south west Essex area.

You can look at GOV.UK for information about the Local Housing Allowance or you can check which rate applies to you.

Area/periodShared accommodation rateOne bed rateTwo bed rateThree bed rateFour bed rate
Chelmsford: weekly£73.28£129.78£160.73£196.58£246.05
Chelmsford: monthly£318.42£563.93£698.41£854.19£1,069.15
South west Essex: weekly£67.37£136£171.08£199.80£266.65
South west Essex: monthly£292.74£590.95£743.38£868.18£1,158.66
These rates apply from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.


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