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Housing Benefit Underoccupancy

Requested on
Wed 8th January, 2014
Reference
FOI 3770
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1. The number of households in your area affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty when it was introduced in April last year.
2. The number still affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty.
3. The number of households in your area affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty when it was introduced in April last year who have now come off Housing Benefit altogether.
4. The number of households in your area affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty when it was introduced in April last year. who have since vacated their homes.

Answer

1. The number of households in your area affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty when it was introduced in April last year. 526
2. The number still affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty. 485
3. The number of households in your area affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty when it was introduced in April last year who have now come off Housing Benefit altogether. 19
4. The number of households in your area affected by the under occupancy Housing Benefit penalty when it was introduced in April last year. who have since vacated their homes. 38

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