home 'swap' event to help tenants hit by the Bedroom Tax
across the Burnham-On-Sea area who are suffering from the effects
of the 'Bedroom Tax' are being offered a helping hand by Homes
event is to be held in early August when advice will be given
to tenants who have been hit by a reduction in housing benefit
for having too many bedrooms.
Mutual Exchange event is being held on 7th August from 4-6pm at
The Childrens Centre, 7 Coronation Road, Highbridge.
event will provide information about Mutual Exchanges, where a
home swap is arranged with another social housing tenant, with
permission from their respective landlords. Residents then take
on the tenancy rights of the property they move into.
those struggling to manage a large property or wanting to move
closer to friends and family these events could be very useful.
But these may also be very useful for those in need of a larger
property too," said Clive Sullivan, Homes in Sedgemoor's
Communications & Engagement Officer.
Lang, Chief Executive of Homes in Sedgemoor, pictured, added:
"We are pleased to be able to offer our tenants the chance
to attend these events and hopefully find a solution to their
are advised to request information packs and property sheets beforehand
to give them the best chance of getting the property they want.
To do this, contact Homes in Sedgemoor on 0800 585 360 / 01278
552400, or SHAL on 01278 444344.