What is the Bedroom Tax?

The impact of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy or Bedroom Tax

If you are a working age tenant who lives in a WDH property, the amount of Housing Benefit you receive will be reduced if you have more bedrooms than your family needs.

This is called the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy, which is also known as the ‘Bedroom Tax’. It is being introduced as a result of a change in Government rules on Housing Benefit.


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