Newcastle landlord to visit 6,000 tenants hit by Government's 'bedroom tax'

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Bill Payments, Universal Credit

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) is carrying out face-to-face interviews with more than 6,000 tenants facing significant income drops as a result of the Government's Welfare Reform Act. Staff from the Newcastle ALMO have already completed over 2,000 home visits of residents identified as underoccupying their properties who face losing housing benefit under the 'bedroom tax'. The remaining 4,000 tenants will be visited before the changes come into force in April. Further visits will also be arranged f...

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