Category Archives: Local Housing Allowance (LHA)

Formerly termed as ‘Housing Benefit’, in April 2008 the system was overhauled to the Local Housing Allowance and, with demand for social housing hitting over 1.8 million, buy to let investors have become increasingly attracted to this strategy. Many still do, however, have a sceptical viewpoint particularly as a result of a number of ‘horror’ stories that have long-circulated amongst investment circles. We take an objective look at LHA in the form of articles, interviews and guides.