A charity has identified hotspots across the country where renters are most likely to face the risk of losing their home, with Solihull and Leicester among those on the list.
Shelter released their findings as part of their Christmas appeal.
They have blamed rapidly rising rents, drastic cuts to housing benefit and a chronic lack of genuinely affordable homes are ramping up the pressure on tenants.
A private sector rental index from estate agents Your Move and Reeds Rains recently found:
The charity also identified the hotspots in the West Midlands where renters are most likely to face losing their home.
Solihull topped the list with as many as 1 in every 43 rented homes at risk of eviction, followed by Wyre Forest (1 in 45) and Coventry (1 in 49).
According to the charity:
Shelter’s helpline is open all year round, including Christmas day, and is staffed by a dedicated team of expert advisers offering free advice and support to anyone who needs it.