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LHA - Tenants aged over 35 who live alone

If you are a single tenant aged 35 years and over, you will be entitled to the rate for a one-bedroom property (for example a flat) provided that you actually rent a property of at least this size.

However, if you choose to live in a property where all or some of the facilities are shared (such as those described for single tenants under 35) you will only be entitled to the standard shared rate.

Last updated Tuesday, 5th January 2016

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