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Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters
Housing

Government announces £65m fund to support struggling renters

The funding will help low-income earners pay off rent arrears to stave off a homelessness crisis, though campaigners say it’s nowhere near enough.

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis
News

Almost one million households are in rent arrears and facing a homelessness crisis

The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign has been warning against mounting arrears that leave families at risk of losing their home

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis
Housing

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis

Hundreds of thousands of universal credit claimants were trapped in severe debt even before ministers cut payments by £87 per month.

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs
Social Justice

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs

Life as a debt advisor: Universal credit is the one constant struggle
Opinion

Life as a debt advisor: Universal credit is the one constant struggle

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Budgeting: How to stay out of debt
Money

Budgeting: How to stay out of debt

What is the breathing space scheme? How can it help you if you’re in debt?
Money

What is the breathing space scheme? How can it help you if you’re in debt?

Household debt ‘kicked down the road’ by Covid support, warns charity
News

Household debt ‘kicked down the road’ by Covid support, warns charity

Online shopping leaves 3m people with mental health problems facing debt
Money

Online shopping leaves 3m people with mental health problems facing debt

Why are church groups calling for a £5bn Covid-19 debt-cancelling fund?
Opinion

Why are church groups calling for a £5bn Covid-19 debt-cancelling fund?

Martin Lewis hails ‘life-changing’ victory over ‘thuggish’ debt letters
Money

Martin Lewis hails ‘life-changing’ victory over ‘thuggish’ debt letters

The Bank Job’s debt-exploding exploits hit harder during Covid-19
Money

The Bank Job’s debt-exploding exploits hit harder during Covid-19

Bailiffs return ‘puts people at risk’, say charities
Housing

Bailiffs return ‘puts people at risk’, say charities

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Calls for end to ‘thuggish’ debt letters as Covid-19 cash crisis bites
Money

Calls for end to ‘thuggish’ debt letters as Covid-19 cash crisis bites

Nearly one million people claim Universal Credit as Covid-19 money shock felt
News

Nearly one million people claim Universal Credit as Covid-19 money shock felt

Families in council tax debt have just £7 left at the end of the month
Money

Families in council tax debt have just £7 left at the end of the month

Banks could use data to identify and help people who may fall into debt
Money

Banks could use data to identify and help people who may fall into debt

Gary Webster: Debt is a disease deserving of a cure
Money

Gary Webster: Debt is a disease deserving of a cure