For the period 1 April 2020 – 31 March 2021 (Revised)

The rates below apply to Housing Benefit claims when renting from a private landlord and making a new claim or moving into a new home.

We will use the rate (up to a maximum 4-bedroom rate) which meets your family circumstances and the area you live in.

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   Huntingdon Area Cambridge Area Peterborough Area Northampton Central Area
Shared Accommodation Weekly Rate

£65.59

(£285)

£97

(£421.49)

£65.59

(£285)

£80

(£347.62)

1 Bedroom Weekly Rate

£130.03

(£565.01)

£178.36

(£775.02)

£110.47

(£480.02)

£109.32

(£475.02)

2 Bedroom Weekly Rate

£161.10

(£700.02)

£195.62

(£850.02)

£136.93

(£594.99)

£138.08

(£599.99)

3 Bedroom Weekly Rate

£189.86

(£824.99)

£218.63

(£950)

£159.95

(£695.02)

£159.95

(£695.02)

4 Bedroom Weekly Rate

£253.15

(£1100.00)

£299.18

(£1300.01)

£207.12

(£899.99)

£205.97

(£894.99)