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Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 11589, tabled on 7 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of households subject to the under-occupancy penalty contain at least one child.

Answered on

10 June 2021

The information requested is published and available at: within the sections on “Housing Benefit” and “Households on Universal Credit”.

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