Money Wellness

Housing

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    Homeowners raid savings and pensions to keep on top of mortgage payments

    with interest rates remaining high, households have cut back in several areas to make their mortgages more affordable. What support is available for you?

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    Seven million households struggling to keep up with rent or mortgage

    Seven million UK households are struggling to keep up with rising rent and mortgage payments.

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    Renters ‘facing £500 hike in energy bills after government u-turn’

    Renters are facing having to spend £500 a year more on heating their homes after the government ditches energy efficiency reforms.

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    Mini budget sees mortgages shoot up by £3k a year in some parts of the country

    Homeowners in some parts of the country have paid £3k a year more on their mortgage since Liz Truss's mini budget.

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    House prices continue to rise despite mortgage worry

    The UK Price Index reveals average house prices are still increasing but at at a far slower pace than last year. Find out what's happening in your region.

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    Rents to grow four times faster than house prices over next four years

    Rents are predicted to rise 25% over the next four years, more than four times the pace of house prices.

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    Mortgage arrears hit 7-year high

    Bank of England figures have revealed the amount of mortgage arrears rose to the highest level since 2016 in the second quarter of 2023.

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    Housing at risk of become unaffordable for a fifth of families

    Urgent action is needed by the government to prevent another 1.7 million falling into difficulty with housing costs, the NHF has warned.

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    Older renters hit with a no-fault eviction notice every 16 minutes

    Shelter calls for an end to no-fault evictions after a survey found an older renter is being asked to leave their home every 16 minutes.

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    Rents rising fastest in poorest areas

    Renters in the most deprived parts of the country have seen their rent increase by 52% over the past four years.

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