Tag: Hands Off our Homes

Middleton Meeting Debates How To Fight The Bedroom Tax

Councillor Paul Truswell told a meeting in Middleton on Friday that Leeds City Council is looking at re-designating properties to help tenants affected by the Bedroom Tax. From April households who are deemed to have too many bedrooms will face a reduction in their Housing Benefit of 14% – 25%.

Plans to fight the “Bedroom Tax” in Middleton

The campaign group Hands Off Our Homes have called a public meeting in Middleton to galvinise opposition to the Bedroom Tax. The Bedroom Tax, officially called the “Under-occupation Penalty”, is a reduction to Housing Benefit for people deemed to have more bedrooms than they need. It is part of a