One in eight will struggle to pay the rent this month

Shelter reckons 1 in 8 of us will struggle to pay their rent or mortage Credit: ITV News West Country

One in eight people in the South West fear they won't be able to pay their rent or mortgage at the end of the month, according to housing charity Shelter. It's urging those with financial problems to seek help before matters spiral out of control.

Shelter says more than 40 per cent of householders expect to struggle with bills