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23/09/2013

Bedroom Tax. Five Fife decisions

Just a quick note to mention that Inside Housing has a summary of the five Fife bedroom tax First Tier Tribunal decisions (and try saying that quickly), together with copies of the Tribunal judgments (at the bottom of the article). A full post here will follow shortly, but they do make interesting reading, not least for anyone with a landlord-described ‘bedroom’ smaller than 70 square feet.

Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.

1 Comment

  1. AM

    This is thought provoking as I know of someone who is in a council block on a secure tenancy and erected a partition to create a second (bed)room. They are having an issue over benefit, and the council did inspect, only to require them to remove the partition for obvious reasons. That however has been rejected, so far, by the same council as an “avoidance tactic”.
    Didn’t we used to bang people’s heads together? Wonder if thats in ( or should be) the regulations? :)

    Looking forward to the full post.

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