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UK Tenant Evictions Increase Again


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tenant Evictions Have Now Reached A Record High According to new Ministry of Justice data released last week, tenant evictions have now reached a record high with 11,307 tenants evicted from rental properties in the first quarter of this year. However, the majority of tenants evicted are reported to be proportionally higher for the social [...]


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UK Sees Thousands Of Evictions And Repossessions Every Week


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Shelter Says 4,000 UK Homes Risk Repossession Each Week According to the latest announcement by homelessness charity, Shelter, more than 4,000 UK households risk losing their home every week. Shelter claim to have analysed claims for possession notices, over the last 12 months, and their analysis reveals that over 215,000 households in the UK are [...]


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Private Rental Sector Tenant Numbers Double


Thursday, July 11, 2013

Home Ownership Figures Drop Sharply in last 10 years New census figures reveal that the number of private rental sector tenants has doubled, whilst the proportion of people who own their own home has fallen dramatically. The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that one in five families in England, (1.2 [...]


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Rent Increases Trap Tenants


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The homelessness charity, Shelter, say that Private Rental Sector (PRS) rent increases are leaving more tenants in a rent trap. According to the charity, private sector rents in England are rising by an average of almost £300 a year across the country, in the South-East where PRS rents in some areas have gone up over [...]


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Evictions Soar As Property Owners Struggle With Payments


Thursday, January 10, 2013

Millions of property owners and tenants renting property in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) are resorting to extreme measures including high interest pay day loans to avoid eviction as well as trying to make ends meet after falling behind on monthly housing payments. According to a new report by homelessness charity Shelter, nearly 8 million [...]


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Rent Guarantee Is The Way Forward


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

  Rents Rise But Arrears Fall Regardless of all the media reports about PRS rents rising for the seventh consecutive month, it also appears that the level of late or unpaid rent has fallen to the lowest level since January, equating to 8.1% of all rent across England and Wales in October 2012. A survey by [...]


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UK Has Third Highest Housing Costs In Europe


Monday, July 30, 2012

New data released by the European Union has been highlighted by the housing and homeless charity Shelter, showing that the UK is the third worst off country in Europe when it comes to housing costs behind Denmark and Greece. The EU says that 16.5% of people in the UK are financially burdened by housing costs, [...]


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Eviction Research Makes Gloomy Reading


Wednesday, December 21, 2011

New research from Shelter highlights the areas of the UK where people are most at risk of losing their homes. 111 households is at risk of eviction by either a landlord or mortgage lender, with those living in London most at risk, followed by the residents of Manchester, Slough and Peterborough. Shelter’s study also reveals [...]


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