- The Government says the so-called 'bedroom tax' will save £500 million off the benefit bill every year.
- In London, it affects 80, 000 households, two thirds of which are disabled occupants.
- It's a fixed percentage of the Housing Benefit eligible rent. This is set at 14% for one extra bedroom and 25% for two or more.
- Those affected will lose £14 a week on average.
- Housing association tenants lose an average of £16 a week.
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