One in 11 people in the North East fear they won't be able to pay the rent or mortgage at the end of this month, according to the charity Shelter.
The charity warns that many people are in denial about how serious their situation is and that they could be at risk of losing their homes.
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Nicole and Jessica Rich are continuing to travel to Great Ormond Street for treatment to delay their Batten disease.
He kicked one officer and spat into the mouth of another before shouting "corona", as he lashed out and swore at them.
Dr Alison George says more needs to be done to help protect those expected to do home visits and go into care homes.