40,000 claimants could receive bedroom tax rebate

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Bedroom tax protest
Bedroom tax protest

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Around 40,000 social housing tenants may have been wrongly hit by the so-called bedroom tax and are in line for money back.

A loophole in the Government's welfare reforms means what ministers call the spare-room subsidy does not apply to certain renters who have lived in the same home for more than 17 years.