Despite the bedroom tax and the total benefits cap being less than six months away, some landlords have still not worked out which of their tenants will be affected, let alone decided what measures to put in place. As one senior housing figure said this week, it is as though some landlords are ‘politically naive’ and think the government will simply backtrack if problems arise.
We have sent (7 October) as a FOI request to NBC
Within Northampton Borough Council housing stock how many tenants will be affected by the bedroom tax?
As the council calculated how many of its 12,000 plus households will be affected by the bedroom tax?.
Could you please inform me as to (if implemented today) how many would be docked 14%
Could you please inform me as to (if implemented today) how many would be docked 25%