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Housing Benefit Spare Room Subsidy
'The Bedroom Tax'


The UK Government have introduced a new rule called 'the bedroom tax' is a penalty for an ‘under-occupied’ household. This came into effect on 1st April 2013. This rule means that a number of our tenants will lose some of their Housing Benefit entitlement.


Who is affected?


If you (or your partner) are of working age (under pension credit age) and receive full or partial housing benefit or get the Housing element of Universal Credit the amount that is paid could be reduced if you have one or more bedrooms than you need, as set by the UK Government.

To offset this we will assist you to claim a Discretionary Housing Payment which is paid by Glasgow City Council.

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