Repossessions are up. Is the bedroom tax to blame?

Sadly, every year, there are families in England that lose their home.  Today, government figures from last year have been reported on by the Independent, and they point to a particularly worrying trend.

The graph below uses the government figures to show the change in numbers of social tenants facing the horror of eviction every year.

 

They show that after years of decline, the number of possession claims by social landlords is increasing, with a noticeable spike last year.   … Read more