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Defence uses rent ceilings and contribution rates to help work out how much rent allowance you get. In most cases, rent allowance doesn't cover all your rent. 

DHA rent allowance calculator

What affects how much you get

Rent ceiling and contribution rates review

When your rent allowance covers your contribution

How you get paid rent allowance


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