The value of Council tenants rent arrears has increased over the last 2 years.
The amount owed has risen from £622,763 in June 2011 to £741,570 this year.
3159 tenants are now in arrears
The number of evictions for arrears has also doubled (but only to a relatively modest 14)
42 people presented themselves to the Council last year as “homeless”.
23 of them were subsequently accepted by the Council as homeless.
The figures were revealed through a Freedom of Information request.
There is no record of the council having discussed these worrying trends