Revised TSC 2023-2025 House Allowances For Teachers. All teachers employed by the Teachers service commission earn a mandatory house allowance. This is one of the allowances entitled to all teachers in Kenya. It should be noted that only teachers employed under permanent and pensionable terms are eligible for this type of allowance.
However, the payment of house allowance to all teachers varies depending on a number of factors. The teacher’s job group together with work station are determinants in calculating the amount of house allowance they receive. Some get a little more allowance than others.
In determination of the rates paid to teachers under the house allowance, the salaries and remuneration commission has put teachers into different classes . These different types of classes are paid different rates.
The following areas are inclusive in this list
- Former Major Municipalities (Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Eldoret, Thika, Kisii, Malindi, and Kitale),
- Other Former Municipalities (Ruiru, Kikuyu, Kitui, Machakos, Mlolongo, Athi River, Vihiga, Wote, Mumias, Bomet, Limuru, Kericho,)
Revised TSC 2023-2025 House Allowances For Teachers
TSC TEACHERS HOUSE ALLOWANCE PER JOB GROUP AND REGION
The improved and updated housing allowance for tutors in Kenya in various regions is as listed below;
Teachers working in Nairobi pocket the highest housing allowance rates. This is due to the high rentals rates charged in the city. It should be noted keenly that reference to major municipalities refers to regions that are in or adjacent to major towns in Kenya.
Additionally, other former municipalities in Kenya also get housing allowance rates. The rates paid to these municipalities and other locations is as below stated;
The Teachers service commission has classified rural regions in Kenya as areas falling under other areas. This is in reference to the house allowance rates paid .
Other TSC allowances including the commuter allowance and leave allowance don’t depend on the region one works in. It only depends with one’s job group.