Housing Benefit restrictions for social housing tenants
Find out if you could be affected by cuts to Housing Benefit if your home is too large for you.
Explains that your Housing Benefit could be reduced if you are a social housing tenant of working age and your home is considered to be bigger than you need.
Explains the circumstances which can affect whether your Housing Benefit is reduced, if your home is considered to be bigger than you need.
Housing benefit size restrictions in social housing if you were living in the same home since 1 January 1996
Who is entitled to a refund when the Housing Benefit size restrictions have been being wrongly applied and how to claim a refund.
Things you can do if you are told that your Housing Benefit will be cut because your home is considered to be bigger than you need, including taking in a lodger, moving home and trying to increase your income.
Calculate how many bedrooms you're entitled to for Housing Benefit if you're a council or housing association tenant.