Adam Terry from the charity Shelter who carried out the research says in some cases it has been a matter of hours following a complaint that the landlord has decided to evict the renter.
More top news
The wife of a high-ranking Army officer has called on the Ministry of Defence to ban an anti-malaria drug linked to mental health problems.
The chaos of last year's Black Friday has not been repeated this year as shoppers across the region opt to buy online rather than in-store.
The man who found the rocket washed ashore on the Isles of Scilly has described his discovery as something surreal.