How does the DWP work out whether a claimant has a 'spare room'?
If under-occupying, how much UC does the claimant lose?
Which claimants are excluded from the Bedroom Tax?
What happens when someone in the household dies?
How can the claimant minimise the impact of the Bedroom Tax?
When is it worth challenging a Bedroom Tax decision i.e. when might this be successful?
How does the claimant challenge a Bedroom Tax decision?
Most caselaw is HB related but this is persuasive on the DWP when making UC decisions.
The Regulations changed on 1st April 2017 to allow an extra bedroom in certain cases.
Many Bedroom Tax rules are different to those under HB.
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