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What is the maximum rent allowance?

This is the maximum amount of rent which will be taken into account to calculate a householder’s weekly needs. If the amount of rent that you pay per week is less than the maximum rent allowance for your household size, the amount of rent you pay will be taken into account. Single householder or couple with no dependent children - £227.00 Couple/single householder with one dependent child - £271.82 Couple/single householder with two dependent children -£346.05 Couple/single householder with three or more dependent children -£423.02 Person living in shared accommodation -£181.16