News – May 2009

Housing advisers

Lenders 'still not doing enough' 

22 May 2009

New research by Shelter and other leading advice agencies shows some lenders are still not fully using Government schemes to help struggling homeowners.

To let signs

Repossessions up 50%  

15 May 2009

New figures released today show repossessions have increased 23 per cent from the previous quarter and 50 per cent from the same period last year.

Tenants packing to move

Tenant help 'must come soon' 

14 May 2009

The law is to be changed to protect private tenants who face sudden homelessness when their landlord is repossessed. Shelter has welcomed the news, but warned that there must be no delay in introducing this protection.

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