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From April, an under-occupation penalty will be served on housing benefit claimants with a spare room or rooms. Dubbed the "bedroom tax", Ciaran Jenkins explains how it works.
Social housing tenants in Fife are using housing law from the 1980s to successfully challenge demands for extra rent under the so-called bedroom tax.
It is 12 months since the government removed its spare room subsidy, dubbed the "bedroom tax" by critics. It is designed to save money and free up under-occupied homes, so what effect has it had?
Our report from the County Durham village which residents say is "like Beirut" has raised many questions. Channel 4 News North of England Correspondent Ciaran Jenkins has some of the answers.
The day of a major cabinet reshuffle can often be used for other purposes, for example quietly unveiling a report into the much-criticised "bedroom tax". So is the much-maligned policy working?
Half of tenants hit by the so-called "bedroom tax" have been pushed into rent arrears just weeks after its introduction, according to the body representing housing associations.
The Department for Work and Pensions says there will be "no change" to its controversial housing benefit reform, dubbed the "bedroom tax".
The government's controversial new "bedroom tax" will cost rather than save money in parts of the country, it has been claimed. Reporter Ciaran Jenkins explains.
Cuts to housing benefit for families with disabled children are "ludicrous", "unfair" and "appalling", according to a group of medical experts speaking exclusively to Channel 4 News.
The court of appeal upholds the legality of government cutbacks in the benefits system, as judges reject accusations that the so-called "bedroom tax" unlawfully discriminates against the disabled.