Number of families across London hit by 'Bedroom Tax'

New figures reveal over 55,000 families in London were affected by the so-called 'Bedroom Tax' in August. The National Housing Federation has analysed Government figures which show the number of people affected by the policy in each London borough.

Today's figures were released by the National Housing Federation Credit: Press Association

The figures also show families in London lose more money per week than any other part of England.

Lambeth was hardest hit, with 4,308 families affected. Southwark came in second, with 4,080 affected families, while Hackney came third with 3,664.

Here's a full borough-by-borough breakdown (in order of households affected).

1) LAMBETH

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 4,308
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,078.26

2) SOUTHWARK

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 4,080
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,028.21

3) HACKNEY

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 3,664
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,035.81

4) GREENWICH

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 3,182
  • Average amount lost per year: £986.28

5) LEWISHAM

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 2,855
  • Average amount lost per year: £934.22

6) TOWER HAMLETS

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 2,670
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,063.76

7) ISLINGTON

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 2,615
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,048.50

8) HARINGEY

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 2,324
  • Average amount lost per year: £1.039.83

9) NEWHAM

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 2,140
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,001.30

10) CROYDON

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 2,121
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,035.81

11) BARKING AND DAGENHAM

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,841
  • Average amount lost per year: £ 852.94

12) WANDSWORTH

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,751
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,137.18

13) CAMDEN

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,677
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,066.43

14) BROMLEY

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,597
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,060.03

15) BRENT

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,550
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,066.17

16) WALTHAM FOREST

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,480
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,011.36

17) HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,458
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,031.89

18) ENFIELD

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,446
  • Average amount lost per year: £995.32

19) EALING

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,310
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,010.23

20) HOUNSLOW

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,276
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,000.37

21) BARNET

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,179
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,041.32

22) BEXLEY

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1,167
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,036.21

23) HILLINGDON

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 1.061
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,001.40

24) WESTMINSTER

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 976
  • Average amount lost per year: £1.074.50

25) HAVERING

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 899
  • Average amount lost per year: £843.55

26) KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 896
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,065.68

27) MERTON

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 698
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,013.74

28) SUTTON

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 671
  • Average amount lost per year: £943.90

29) REDBRIDGE

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 620
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,036.02

30) HARROW

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 603
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,042.37

31) RICHMOND UPON THAMES

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 554
  • Average amount lost per year: £1,034.13

32) KINGSTON UPON THAMES

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 415
  • Average amount lost per year: £1.055.35

33) CITY OF LONDON

  • Households affected by 'Bedroom Tax': 64
  • Average amount lost per year: £962.81

Source: National Housing Federation