Over 60s struggle to pay home debts

Press Association

Rising numbers of people aged over 60 are under threat of losing their home as they struggle with mortgage and rent arrears, a debt charity has warned.

StepChange has seen a 69% increase since 2009 in the number of older people struggling with rent and mortgage debt, with 1,837 people aged 60 and over contacting the charity last year.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%