From 1st July the Council of Mortgage Lenders is integrated into a new trade association, UK Finance. For the time being, all UKF mortgage information will continue to be published on this website, and UKF member-only mortgage information will only be available here.

UK Finance represents around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation takes on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association. Please go to for wider content and updates from UK Finance.

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Repossessions fall in third quarter and arrears remain stable, reports CML

8 November 2012

The number of mortgage possessions fell again in the third quarter of 2012, according to data released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

CML reports fall in mortgage possessions and flat arrears in second quarter

9 August 2012

The number of mortgage possessions declined in the second quarter, CML data shows. Over the same period, mortgage arrears remained broadly flat.

Mortgage arrears and possessions fall in third quarter

11 November 2010

Mortgage arrears and possessions continued to fall in the third quarter of 2010. But we cannot take for granted continuing reductions in payment problems in the future.