8:44 AM, 14th August 2013, About 9 years ago 35
As everyone knows bedroom tax is not tax, but the above is a handy way to refer to it.
Earlier this year I received a simple very clear brief about this, written by the chief housing officer of Purbeck District Council.. The essential features of the measure are:
The purpose of this measure is to free up publicly funded accommodation which is under occupied for households who need larger dwellings, as we all know.
In the light of this I have been surprised to read and hear of private landlords whose tenants are having their benefit payments reduced, essentially on the grounds of under occupation. Now it is happening to me!
This has prompted me to contact the local councillor who is Chairman of Housing at our local council who in turn asked the chief housing officer whether the rules had changed since early in the year. The answer is that they have not. They remain as outlined above.
What is going on?
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