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Under-occupancy / Bedroom Tax

From 1 April 2013, the UK Government is introducing size criteria for tenants of working age (16 - 64) who are claiming housing benefit. This means that if you and your household are under-occupying your home then your housing benefit may be reduced.

For more information about the changes and what they may mean for you, please download our leaflet Housing Benefit changes and what they mean for you (pdf 915.2kb).

If you would like to know how these changes will affect you personally, please complete our enquiry form.