Grim possession statistics

Grim possession statistics

The most recent mortgage possession stats show all stages of possession action continue to increase in volume, compared with the same quarter in 2021 (October to December).

  • possession claims are up 23% with orders up by 50%
  • warrants for possession are up 88% and actual evictions by bailiffs are up 134%

The time it takes for a case to progress from claim to repossession is just under 64 weeks, which is almost half the time it took last year.

Read the mortgage and landlord possession statistics on GOV.UK