Tenants in Scotland More Likely to be in Arrears
Rent arrears have increased in Scotland, to 9.6% of all rents in July.
Your Move reveals that the level of tenant arrears in Scotland has been growing, from 6.2% in July last year.
Scottish tenants are also more likely to be in arrears than renters in England and Wales, 8.4% of which were in arrears at the end of July.
Additionally, Your Move found that rents in Scotland have hit record highs, rising to an average of £549 per month.
Scottish renters now pay 2.8% more than they did last year.