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The bedroom tax has made huge problems even worse - The Guardian

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The bedroom tax has made huge problems even worse
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When I met the Holden family back in January, they were worried – scared, even – about the looming arrival of the bedroom tax.
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Bedroom tax 'should be scrapped' | News | Inside Housing

A group that influences the Labour Party’s housing policy has called for housing benefit caps to be regionalised and the bedroom tax to be scrapped.
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Our latest research in the Guardian: bedroom tax could make 1000s ...

Our latest research in the Guardian: bedroom tax could make 1000s ... | Housing | Scoop.it
Our latest numbers show that a severe shortage of one-bedroom properties will hit tens of thousands unless new homes are built.
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Rape victim legally challenges bedroom tax - Inside Housing

Rape victim legally challenges bedroom tax - Inside Housing | Housing | Scoop.it
Rape victim legally challenges bedroom tax
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The under-occupation penalty - popularly known as the bedroom tax - came into effect on 1 April.
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Disabled man launches Bedroom Tax appeal - Local news - Worksop Guardian

Disabled man launches Bedroom Tax appeal - Local news - Worksop Guardian | Housing | Scoop.it
A disabled Whitwell man’s High Court challenge over the Government’s controversial Bedroom Tax began in London last week.
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The bedroom tax ‘is illegal’

The bedroom tax ‘is illegal’ | Housing | Scoop.it
PROFESSOR tells MSPs the hated benefits reform is an offence under the Govt’s Human Rights Act

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Illegal ... Professor Alan Millar slams the Uk coalition governments bedroom tax as an an offence under the European Convention of Human Rights and predicts further legal challenges.

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Bedroom Tax: Single mother who begged for a smaller house took overdose ... - Mirror.co.uk

Bedroom Tax: Single mother who begged for a smaller house took overdose ... - Mirror.co.uk | Housing | Scoop.it
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A desperate single mum attempted suicide after the Bedroom Tax left her in debt.
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Tenants face eviction over 'bedroom tax' - The Independent

Tenants face eviction over 'bedroom tax' - The Independent | Housing | Scoop.it
The Independent Tenants face eviction over 'bedroom tax' The Independent Research by the National Housing Federation found that if the £30m of discretional housing payments was distributed equally among every claimant of disability living allowance...

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Munguin's Republic: MORE MISERY FROM THE BEDROOM TAX ...

Munguin's Republic: MORE MISERY FROM THE BEDROOM TAX ... | Housing | Scoop.it

Data from 107 local authorities across the UK, shows 86,000 households have been forced to look for one-bedroom homes, of which only 33,000 have become available in the past year.

Inverclyde said 1,100 households would need to move into one-bedroom homes – of which just 96 had been free to rent last year.


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Ten lessons landlords should learn about the bedroom tax

Ten lessons landlords should learn about the bedroom tax | Housing | Scoop.it
Shelter Cymru's Jennie Bibbings explains the best and worst ways in which housing providers have handled the bedroom taxLesson 1: Communicate with tenantsWe have clients who have still not had any communication from their landlord about how many...

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Bedroom tax leaves thousands of tenants behind with rent - Wakefield Express

Bedroom tax leaves thousands of tenants behind with rent - Wakefield Express | Housing | Scoop.it
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Bedroom tax leaves thousands of tenants behind with rent
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The bedroom tax cuts housing benefit by an average of £14 per week for working-age people who are deemed to be “under-occupying” their homes.
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