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  • The bedroom tax has impacted on grant allocations

    Housing providers have been warning that the government is ‘storing up future problems' due to over three-quarters of its grant funding programme being used for the development of one and two bedroom homes.

    77% of homes to be developed in 2015-18 will be one and two bedroom homes due to the government requesting providers focus on smaller-sized properties, reportsInside Housing.

    This allocation has been interpreted as a reaction to the bedroom tax with tenant's under-occupying needing smaller homes.

    1st of August 2014
  • Posted Friday, August 1st, 2014 by Laura Matthews

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