Call to delay 'bedroom tax' for six months

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Published by 24publishing for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities, Legal, Local Government, Universal Credit

Housing associations in Northern Ireland want the Government to delay its controversial ‘bedroom tax’ by six months because the gap in primary and secondary legislation could be as little as a week or two. The country has recently secured a concession to the Government’s welfare reform agenda which will see tenants continue to have their housing costs paid directly to their landlord. Now landlords across the country want the 'bedroom tax' – which will see housing benefit c...

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