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Comment: The council should never have allowed the arrears to build like this. Our local housing association phone you even if you’re a week late with your payments, and will help you to work out a budget.
Of course the fact is that this woman shouldn’t have had to pay bedroom tax in the first place.
I hope that she is able to come to some arrangement, because it won’t matter about her mental health when it comes to bailiffs attending and evicting her; as we’ve seen time and again on youtube, bailiffs will just drag people out of their homes.
Mrs R, an agoraphobic who has not left her home in 20 years as a result of her condition, is facing eviction after accruing a £1,500 bill due to unpaid bedroom tax.
Mrs R has not been able to set foot outside her home since 1995 when her phobia became so severe it prevented her from leaving the house.
However, she now faces court proceedings and potential eviction from her property after accruing £1,500 worth of arrears due to unpaid bedroom tax. She has been hit with the tax since her two daughters and her son moved out of the property leaving her and her husband, who is her full-time carer as the only occupants of the three-bedroom house.
If Mrs R attempts to leave her house, or even go for a walk in her back garden she immediately suffers from severe panic attacks.
Mrs R is registered disabled and…
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