‘24 years needed to re-house bedroom tax victims’

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities

It will take 24 years to rehouse all of the single occupants hit by the bedroom tax, costing each individual £17,742 in the process, a new report has revealed. The research, commissioned by East 7 (an informal alliance of nine East of England housing associations), and undertaken by Cambridge University’s Centre for Housing and Planning Research, shows that two-bedroom properties will be freed up too slowly to meet demand, even if single 'under-occupiers' were put at the front of the qu...

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