63 Warrants executed last year for rent arrears in Northampton Council Housing Stock
The rent arrears in April 2013 were over £1.35 million
What effect the ‘bedroom Tax’ (which kicked in April) we will monitor closely.
The real worry (for NBC) on the rent income must be the introduction of Universal Credit.
At present only 1,403 dwellings are paid by Direct Debit, about 12% of the tenancies.
In 2012/13 There were 63 Bailiff Warrants executed for rent arrears
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