What benefits am I entitled to?
If this is your first visit, check out the community guide. You will have to Join us or Sign in before you can post.

Bedroom tax, if outhouse converted to bedroom and bathroom

SkysummerSkysummer Member Posts: 3 Listener
Good morning,

Newbie here...hope I get this right lol.

I live in a three bedroom HA property with my two adult children.

After a recent OT assessment we are trying to get out outhouse converted to a bathroom and possible bedroom for me, as due to disability the stairs are a danger.

If this is approved, I will have one extra bedroom upstairs, will I have to pay bedroom tax even though the conversation will be done due to disability?

My sons bedroom in very small so he would move into my current bedroom. I think he’s current bedroom is just too big for us to try to get exemption due to the size sadly.

I am aware of DHP but this is only short term and I am in no position to pay bedroom tax.

Thank you


Replies

Sign in or join us to comment.