In debt: who cares? The number of repossessions of homes through failure to pay the mortgage is set to reach a 12-year high in the next 12 months. Alicia Felce Personal debt is a national crisis that is threatening an increasing number of families. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.