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'Bedroom tax' legal challenge

The High Court is considering 10 claims being brought against the Government's so-called Bedroom Tax that came into force on 1st April this year.

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What is the Government's so-called 'Bedroom Tax'?

Tenants with one spare bedroom have had a payment reduction of 14% and those deemed to have two or more spare a reduction of 25%.

Lawyers for the 10 cases say that, unless the families move from their homes into smaller properties, they face building up rent arrears and being forced out any way.

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