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HB Circular A21/2013: size criteria rules for disabled children and treatment of joint tenants affected by removal of the spare room subsidy

Changes to the size criteria rules for disabled children and treatment of joint tenants affected by the removal of the spare room subsidy.

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This circular provides details of provisions in The Housing Benefit and Universal Credit (Size Criteria) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2013 and The Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) Amendment(No.2) Order 2013.

It provides details of changes to the size criteria rules for disabled children and the treatment of joint tenants affected by the removal of the spare room subsidy.

The information in this circular affects the content of the Housing Benefit Guidance Manual.