in arrears

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: arrears - in debtin arrears - in debt; "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills"
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(əˈriəz) noun plural
money which should have been paid because it is owed but which has not been paid. rent arrears.
in arrears
not up to date (eg in payments). He is in arrears with his rent.
References in classic literature ?
When his daughters were born he had assigned to each of them, for her dowry, an estate with three hundred serfs; but one of these estates had already been sold, and the other was mortgaged and the interest so much in arrears that it would have to be sold, so that it was impossible to give it to Vera.
de Treville, who made some advances on their pay; but these advances could not go far with three Musketeers who were already much in arrears and a Guardsman who as yet had no pay at all.
Global Banking News-February 23, 2018--Ulster Bank to sell mortgages in arrears
The increase in arrears from a year earlier was mostly in the 60+ days bucket, which rose to 0.
Not getting paid for six weeks and paid weeks weeks in arrears every month.
Newcastle was the first city to have Universal Credit rolled out in full, and the body which manages the city's council houses said in September Universal Credit claimants were more than PS1m in arrears on their rent.
He said: "There are over 76,000 family home mortgages in arrears, with 41,000 of these mortgages in arrears of a year or more.
If a person is in arrears with his/her council tax payments and if other steps by the local authority have failed to recover the arrears, the council can apply to the magistrates court for a liability order Q.
A further warning letter was sent to the councillor, who is at least two months in arrears.
According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), which represents banks, building societies and other lenders, the number of mortgages in arrears rose slightly to 93,300, from 92,500 in the previous quarter.
The latest figures to be issued by the authority show that a total of 660 residents find themselves PS236,457 in arrears due to the impact of the under-occupancy charge, which was introduced by the UK Government in 2013.
Cardiff council's Cabinet member for health, housing and well-being, Susan Elsmore, answered a question from Whitchurch and Tongwynlais councillor Chris Davis about how many Cardiff residents were in arrears due to the "bedroom tax".