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Tenant arrears reduce in February
The proportion of tenants in arrears reduced between January and February, Your Move found. This month the percentage of households in arrears was 8.1%, lower than both the previous two months. In January 2017 the share of properties in arrears was 9.1% while in December 2016 it was 8.7%.
Despite this change, the long-term trends continue to be encouraging. The proportion of tenants in arrears remains well below the all-time high of 14.6%, recorded in February 2010.