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Rent arrears

Getting into rent arrears can be distressing. But don't ignore the situation. If you don't take action to pay back what you owe, you could end up losing your home.

Read these pages to find out what you can do to stop yourself being evicted for rent arrears.

If you'd prefer to talk to someone call our free Debt Adviceline on 0800 028 1881.

Things to check when you have rent arrears

Information about checking whether you are responsible for rent arrears, housing benefit and other sources of financial help.

Paying off your rent arrears

Information about rent arrears and how to pay them back, including sources of help, talking to your landlord, checking whether the amount of rent you have to pay is correct and agreeing a repayment plan.