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Housing Benefit - bedroom calculator for social housing tenants
If you rent your home from the council or a housing association, your Housing Benefit may be reduced. This could happen if you're of working age and your home is larger than you need. This is also known as the 'bedroom tax', the ‘under-occupancy charge’, the ‘social sector size criteria’ and the ‘removal of the spare room subsidy’. Read about:
- cuts to Housing Benefit if your social housing is too large
- are there any special circumstances that will be taken into account?
Work out how many bedrooms you'll be entitled to. Enter the details of all the people who live in your household and select 'Continue'. Required information is marked with an asterisk (*).
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