#gdnchat: Your experiences and stories on spare room tax

In the first of a series of weekly chats looking at the affect of the government's benefits cuts on people, we speak to Guardian followers on Twitter about their experiences of the spare room tax

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  1. Here's our story on the spare room tax:
  2. Claire Phipps from the Guardian newsdesk coordinates the discussion on Twitter on the hashtag #gdnchat - the chat runs for about an hour and is a way for some of our key community members interested in the government welfare reforms to add to the debate:

  3. Some users began to share their stories for why the spare room was important and the tax affected them:
  4. There are some interesting stories coming from tenant management organisations:
  5. Many affected by the tax were simply just sharing their situations and what they need a spare room for...
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