Bedroom Tax

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Government yet to introduce bedroom tax exemption despite court ruling

16/01/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The government is yet to exempt certain people with a disability from the bedroom tax despite a Supreme Court ruling two months ago.

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NI housing associations call for bedroom tax certainty

13/01/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Housing associations in Northern Ireland have called on the government to honour its pledge to mitigate the effects of the bedroom tax, despite the political turmoil in the country.

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Manifestly without reason

09/11/2016 | By Jules Birch , Jules Birch

As the Supreme Court rules on the bedroom tax, other controversial policies are manifestly without details, says Jules Birch

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Mixed outcome

09/11/2016 | By Giles Peaker

Lawyer Giles Peaker takes a closer look at the implications of the Supreme Court’s bedroom tax judgements

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Victory for disability bedroom tax appeals in Supreme Court

09/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of two bedroom tax appeals from families who argued they had suffered unlawful discrimination due to their disability.

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SFHA calls for more ambitious welfare policy

02/11/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The Scottish Government is not ambitious enough in its social security plans and should use its powers to create a new benefit to mitigate against welfare reforms.

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Northern brain drain

10/10/2016 | By Carol Matthews

The affordability of homes in the North should help retain talented graduates but many still opt for the South, says Carol Matthews

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G15: bedroom tax failing to free up larger homes

17/08/2016 | By Sophie Barnes

The bedroom tax is failing to free up larger social homes in London, according to research by the G15 group of housing associations.

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A 'pensioner bedroom tax'

05/08/2016 | By Carol Matthews

Capping housing benefits for pensioners risks bringing in a new bedroom tax, says Carol Matthews

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Arrears spike following bedroom tax

22/07/2016 | By Heather Spurr

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

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For use in Inside Housing, 17 June 2016

The Best of times Video

17/06/2016 | By Jess McCabe

Efforts by the Lords to moderate the government’s Housing and Planning Act resulted in some victories. But will the concessions change the future of the sector? And what fights are still to come? Jess McCabe sits down with Lord Best

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From the frontline: Suzana Karakashi

15/06/2016 | By Jess McCabe

Wandle’s resident support officer Suzana Karakashi talks to Jess McCabe about helping vulnerable residents and speaking four languages

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Human rights watchdog to review welfare reforms

07/04/2016 | By Heather Spurr

A human rights watchdog is to launch an inquiry into the effects of the government’s welfare reforms on minority groups.

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Court rules bedroom tax is unlawful

27/01/2016 | By Heather Spurr

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

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