Guidance

Letter to claimants affected by removal of the spare room subsidy

A suggested letter for local authorities to send to claimants affected by the removal of the spare room subsidy.

Documents

Letter to claimants affected by removal of the spare room subsidy – template

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Welsh: Letter to claimants affected by removal of the spare room subsidy – template

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Details

This template can be used by local authorities as the basis of a letter to send to claimants to inform them:

  • how the changes to Housing Benefit rules will affect them
  • what their options are
  • where they can go for futher information and help

You can add local contact details, local housing contacts and other advice appropriate for your area.

Published 18 December 2013