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Bedroom tax, if outhouse converted to bedroom and bathroom

Skysummer 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


  • Skysummer
    Skysummer Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Sorry not conversation, that should read conversion...
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,737 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    I am sorry I don't know the answer to your questio  but I am sure others will 

    Just wanted to say hi 

    You may find the answer by contacting welfare rights or cab if nobody here has the answer 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can help I will 


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