Bedroom Tax, Spare Room Subsidy, or Big Headache – any solutions? – Zenith Chambers

Posted April 2nd, 2013 in benefits, housing, news, social security by sally

“The Regulations applying the Government’s ‘social sector under-occupancy penalty’ (a politically neutral description at least) are in force from 01/04/13. Broadly, social housing tenants of working age will see a deduction of 14% or 25% of the eligible rent component from their housing benefit, if the HB authority finds they have one or two spare bedrooms respectively.”

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Zenith Chambers, 28th March 2013