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UPDATED: Two appeals you can try – all affected tenants please read

There are now TWO big ways to challenge a bedroom tax decision: 1) If you’ve been in housing benefit and the same property since 1996 2) If you’ve been using your ‘spare’ bedroom(s) for other purposes Please make sure you read through both of these. Template letters to appeal are at the bottom of the […]

UPDATED: Been in same house since 1996? You might be exempt from the bedroom tax

** We’ve made our advice on this a bit clearer to help tenants. Let us know if it works for you!** Have you been living at your present address since 1st January 1996 or before? Have you been claiming Housing Benefit continuously from this address throughout that time? Or have you claimed Housing Benefit continuously […]