Nearly 80 per cent of people receiving housing benefit are falling behind their rent payments and 800 homes are sitting empty because of the controversial under occupancy rate.
The figures released by Community Housing Cymru show only 3% of people affected by the tax have been able to downsize.
The housing group are blaming the figures on a lack of one and two bedroom affordable housing in Wales.
The UK Government has previously said the removal of the spare room subsidy is needed to return fairness to housing benefit.
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There'll be bracing winds and heavy showers this afternoon and expect a wet and windy start on Monday morning.
Carl Edwards and guests look back at the week's events in the latest edition of Newsweek Wales.
A Yellow Warning has been issued by the Met Office as gale force winds and showery rain affect areas across Wales.