Bedroom Calculation

One bedroom for:

  • Each adult or adult couple
  • Any other adult aged 16 or over
  • Any two children under ten (regardless of gender)
  • Any two children of the same sex aged under 16 years
  • Any other child

Additional bedroom for:

  • A tenant, partner, dependent child or non-dependant adult who needs an overnight carer
  • A member of a couple where one or both of them are unable to share a bedroom due to a disability
  • A child with disabilities who has needs which would disturb the sleep of another child”
  • People in supported or temporary accommodation not provided by or on behalf of the local authority
  • Foster Carers
  • Armed Forces

Page last updated: 20 December 2017