How Bedroom Tax Is Calculated

how bedroom tax is calculated

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the bedroom tax affects how much of your rent can be covered by housing benefit or the universal credit housing element the maximum rent that can be covered is reduced by 14 for 1 spare bedroom, having one bedroom more than the calculated allowance means a reduction in housing benefit of 14 and two spare bedrooms means that a tenant will lose 25 of their housing benefit the rules for calculating allowed bedrooms are the same as for local housing allowance for benefit claimants in private sector tenancies except for the rules , the bedroom tax or spare room subsidy means that if youve got an extra room in your property youll have some of your housing benefit cut but how much is the bedroom tax per extra bedroom in your house