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Possession orders for renters by borough

Key points

  • The level of possession orders in Enfield in 2014 at 29.7 was more than double the London average.
  • Landlord possessions tend to be more common in outer boroughs, with Enfield, Redbridge and Croydon all with levels over 25 per 1,000 rented households and 8 of the 10 boroughs with the lowest levels being in Inner London, Richmond and Kingston being the two exceptions.

Possession orders for renters by borough

What does this map show?

The map shows that the level of possession orders in Enfield in 2014 at 29.7 was more than double the London average. Landlord possessions tend to be more common in outer boroughs, with Enfield, Redbridge and Croydon all with levels over 25 per 1,000 rented households and 8 of the 10 boroughs with the lowest levels being in Inner London, Richmond and Kingston being the two exceptions.

Data used

Mortgage and Landlord Possession Statistics; MOJ; Household Tenure by London Borough in 2014, Annual Population Survey (via GLA datastore)

Indicator last updated: 21 October 2015