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British tenants vulnerable to evictions amid rental crunch

3 December 2015 12:58

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A British housing and homelessness charity has reported the eviction of one tenant in every 90 seconds in England and Wales.

According to an analysis of figures released by the Minister of Justice, the charity Shelter says one in every 55 tenants in England is at risk of losing their home.

The figures suggest that there were 149,542 possession claims by landlords between October 2014 and September 2015. Accordingly, more than 352,000 renters faced the threat of losing their home in one year time.

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