Tenants being taken to court as the struggle to pay rent

There has been an increase in the number of landlords that are taking their tenants to court in recent months due to payment issues, statistics suggest.

Debt statistic released by The Money Charity have revealed that renters across the UK are struggling to keep up with their payments each month as personal debt  in the UK reaches new highs.

The number of orders for possession has also seen a significant increase with 70 per cent of court cases ending in some sort of order.

According to cleardebt.co.uk, the main reason for people being unable to pay their rent on a monthly basis was because they were in such a significant amount of debt. The Money Charity said that during the month of October, the average household in the UK was in debt by