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One in three 'behind on rent' since benefit changes

19 September 2013 Last updated at 16:30 BST

One in three council tenants affected by changes to housing benefit under the so-called "bedroom tax" have fallen behind with their rent, according to the TUC.

The spare room subsidy was ended in April, in government plans to reduce the benefits bill and free up homes for families living in overcrowded conditions.

Michael Buchanan reports.