October 2017 - The North West is home to fastest rising rents in the UK
Sharp fall in the number of struggling tenants
The proportion of tenants in arrears continued to fall this month as the financial state of tenants improved once again. Your Move found the percentage of households in England and Wales in arrears was 8.7% in September 2017. This is well below the 12.8% recorded in August 2017 and the 13.7% found in July.
The proportion of tenants in arrears remains below the all-time high of 14.6%, recorded in February 2010.