Riverside urges MPs to keep the pressure up on bedroom tax

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Published by Riverside for Riverside in Housing and also in Central Government

  Housing association Riverside is urging MPs to ensure there is a rigorous evaluation of the impact of the Welfare Reform Bill.   Riverside has written to all MPs in constituencies where it has over 50 homes. The housing association, which owns or manages around 50,000 from Irvine to Ipswich, estimates that nearly 7,000 of its tenants will be affected by the bedroom tax, losing £5 million per year in housing benefit.   Hugh Owen, Director of Policy and Communications at Rivers...

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