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Bedroom Tax question

Request Description

1.   How many foster families with two spare bedrooms or more have been impacted on by the 'bedroom tax' / 'spare room subsidy' in your authority area?

2.   What is the financial cost to each of these families?

3.   How many of these families have stopped fostering since this financial impact?

4.   Is your authority using discretionary housing payments to cover these costs?

Request Date22 January 2015
Requested byIndividual
Released Date  

27 January 2015


While we as a district council are responsible for Council tax we do not record if the household is a foster family. Herts County Council  may have more details of foster families as this is part of their remit.