New figures released by market research company, Opinium, have revealed that almost half of UK renters are concerned about the impact COVID-19 could have on their living circumstances.
According to the finding, 58% of tenants who were in employment prior to the pandemic have experienced impacts to their work situation, and of these, 43% have struggled to pay rent, bills or other essentials.
With COVID-19 contributing to financial pressure on UK renters, 17% have sought financial assistance since the outbreak. This figure rises to 31% among those whose job has been impacted.
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