So there was a discussion on Radio 4 today about the bedroom tax and the Chief Exec of a housing association basically said "The result has been we have lots of empty houses"
Now I'm not entirely unsympathetic towards the housing association, it must suck to suddenly have a lot of your housing stock devalued because most users will be taxed for living there and not have enough time to convert your stock before the change, but at the same time, Isn't the point, the Housing associations were getting rich off tax payers money so that the poorest members of society could have a spare room?
Has the bedroom tax increased homelessness? Has it made any actual people, rather than companies worse off? I didn't see that in the report...
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