In April 2013 the “under occupancy” rules will be applied to Housing Benefit, which means that tenants will be expected to pay for any bedrooms, that under Housing Benefit Regulations, they are not entitled to.
A bedroom is allocated for each of the following:
To try and help you budget we have estimated in the tables below what you will need to pay weekly towards your RENT .
|Average Rent||1 Bedroom Spare 14% deduction||2 or more Bedrooms Spare 25% deduction|
|£70.00||£9.80 weekly||£17.50 weekly|
|£80.00||£11.20 weekly||£20.00 weekly|
|£90.00||£12.60 weekly||£22.50 weekly|
|£100.00||£14.00 weekly||£25.00 weekly|
If you have any questions please ring Housing Benefit on 01685 725116