Disabled face 'being kicked out of homes for having an extra bedroom' - MP

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Care and Support, Communities, Local Government

A Labour MP has questioned the fairness of the Government’s under occupation plans for the social sector, warning that many of his disabled constituents who have had adaptations to their homes face being “kicked out for having an extra bedroom”. Under the Government’s size criteria rules for the social sector – which kick in next April – working age social tenants face having their housing benefit cut for having spare bedrooms. Chris Evans, Lab/Co-op MP for Islwyn in...

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