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Rented Housing: Repossession Orders

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 28 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the number of buy-to-let landlords in each region who have had property repossessed in each of the last three years. (250196)

The Council of Mortgage Lenders collects data on the number of buy-to-let mortgage possessions. However, these data are only available for the United Kingdom as a whole. Data are only available currently for 2006 and 2007.

Buy-to-let mortgages taken into possession in period, UK

Number

2006

1,100

2007

2,000

Source:

CML.