100,000 struggle with rent arrears

Press Association
To let signs
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More than 100,000 private tenants in England and Wales are struggling with "severe arrears", a study has suggested.


The number of tenants estimated to be more than two months behind on their rent climbed by 8% in the second quarter of 2012 to reach around 100,400 people, according to chartered surveyors Templeton LPA, a specialist practice of LPA (Law of Property Act) receivers.