The bedroom tax, also known as the spare room subsidy, is a policy in the United Kingdom that reduces housing benefit for social housing tenants who are deemed to have more bedrooms than they need. This policy has been controversial since its introduction in 2013, with many critics arguing that it is unfair and has led to hardship for many families. As a result, there have been calls for the bedroom tax to be abolished. The bedroom tax is a complex policy, and there are a number of factors that need to be considered when assessing its impact. These factors …