Thursday, 25 August 2016

Freud: bedroom tax loophole 'to be closed in March'

The Department for Work and Pensions will close the bedroom tax loophole in March, Lord David Freud has announced.

To continue reading this please register or sign in to your account below. Each month registered users receive free limited access to a number of stories. To receive unlimited access, please subscribe to one of our packages.


Register or sign in to continue

Sign In

If you are already registered sign in for unrestricted access to alll the content on the site.

Newsletter Sign-up

Related

Articles

  • Arrears spike following bedroom tax

    22 July 2016

    The proportion of social housing tenants with rent arrears spiked following the introduction of the bedroom tax, new data reveals.

  • Court rules bedroom tax is unlawful

    27 January 2016

    The bedroom tax unlawfully discriminates against domestic violence victims and disabled children, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

  • Freud: Bedroom tax leads to better use of housing

    22 December 2015

    Lord David Freud has defended the bedroom tax following an official report last week that found just 8% of social tenants had downsized in response to the policy.

  • Bedroom tax tenants 'fail to downsize'

    18 December 2015

    Just 8% of tenants hit by the bedroom tax have moved to smaller properties, an official study commissioned by the government has found.

  • Stormont deal will nullify bedroom tax

    18 November 2015

    The bedroom tax will be introduced in Northern Ireland but fully mitigated for at least four years under an historic agreement to break political deadlock in the country.

IH Subscription