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