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That is going well then.

The bedroom tax (I would call it withdrawal of the spare room subsidy but being given a spare room subsidy was never mentioned when I applied for housing benefit) is not a well thought out policy unless of course you really do feel that helping the less well off isn’t a part of a decent society.There aren’t enough small properties to downsize to http://www.housing.org.uk/media/press-releases/bedroom-tax-some-home-truths ,the ones available are for private rent and are more expensive than social housing http://england.shelter.org.uk/campaigns/why_we_campaign/improving_private_renting so cost the tax payer more,private landlords are increasingly turning down people on housing benefit http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/mortgageshome/article-2381330/Buy-let-landlords-turn-away-tenants-benefits-Universal-Credit-raises-concern-rent-unpaid.html and now this >>> http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/nov/10/bedrooom-tax-affordable-homes-face-demolition?commentpage=1 pulling down three bedroom properties as no one can afford them now……..