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'Bedroom tax' cash chance for Somerset residents
7:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013 in News
TENANTS in Somerset affected by the so-called ‘bedroom tax’ which was introduced earlier this year could be in line for some extra cash.
The Government brought in new rules for people claiming housing benefit for their council or housing association homes on April 1, introducing a limit on the number of bedrooms it can help pay for.
It means tenants are not entitled to housing benefit to pay for their full rent amount if their home has spare bedrooms.
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