#debtline People are struggling to make ends meet even in the cheapest form for housing. The Citizen's Advice bureau has stated that there has been a 16% rise in rent arrears within social housing sector and a 26% rise in threats of repossession within this sector.
Add to this the changes in housing and council tax benefit it has made the situation extremely difficult this is reflected in the increase of enquiries about discretionary housing benefit payments which can be paid on top of housing benefit, when housing benefit does not meet all the rental costs; enquiries for this type of payment has increased by 110%.
Are you one of the many struggling to pay rent are you paying other debts first as they are more demanding. Please contact Twinpier for advice.
Shelter has warned that almost 4 million people are just one pay cheque away from losing their home. The charity has warned that 44% of working families only has enough money to make one months payment towards their rent or mortgage if they lost their job tomorrow and couldn't find work straight away.
Within that 4 million figure yougov found that 2.9 million would face face the immediate threat of eviction as they had no savings at all.
Do you struggle to make ends meet? Are you using credit for everyday living? Are you facing repossession or eviction please contact Twinpier
#debtline #debtdebate Have you received a county court claim which you are late responding to so its no longer free? Or do you need to have claim set aside but cannot afford the court fee. You can fill out a a fee exemption form called and EX160. Please find a copy of this form on our website along with the guide for filling it in. For help with other debts please contact Twinpier
Of the 32million Britons with existing unsecured borrowing such as credit cards, overdrafts or loans, as many as nine million will move further into the red to cope this year, the poll from MoneySupermarket found.
Furthermore two-fifths of people in debt are forced to rely on credit in order to pay their way day-to-day, be it a credit card, personal loan, overdraft, store card or finance agreement.
Are you using credit for everyday living, are you borrowing money to pay bills? Need help with debts and settling them contact Twinpier