Briefing: What's wrong with the bedroom tax?
By: Kate Webb Published: April 2013
From April 2013 660,000 households will have to move or find extra cash to cover their rent as a result of the new “bedroom tax”. This is about a third of all working-age housing benefit claimants living in the social rented sector. Disabled people and their families will be particularly affected. Shelter is calling for exemptions to protect them from having their lives overturned by this reform.
- Briefing: the Bedroom Tax (PDF 471.0 KB)