The Harsh Lessons You Learn Flat-Hunting in Your Late Twenties
Hello, to loss, denial, grief and crucially: realising you’re old, and looking for a new place on your own.
Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over
It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.
This Artist Makes Cheese from the Mould That Landlords Won't Remove
“I want the whole installation to have sort of a sinister vibe to it. I think of the cheeses as if they were bait or a little trap for the landlord.”
The Most Depressing Things About Living in a House Share
As high rents force people to cohabit for longer than ever before, adulthood is now defined by waiting to shower and being shushed for having an orgasm.
The Cult of Home Ownership Tortures Millennials Unnecessarily
Experts say the astronomical cost of living in big cities is burden enough without adding the stress of buying a home at any cost.
We Spoke to the Legends Who Took Their Landlord to Court and Won
Ben Leonard, who recently won a court case against his landlord, told us how he and his housemates fought the system.
Long Term Renters on Why They Chose to Not Buy a House
Buying a house often isn't an option. So we asked, is renting forever really that bad?
You Can Have a Pet in Your Rental (in Victoria)!
The new rules are a win for animals and basic human decency.
So Can You Have a Pet in Your Rental Property or Not?
Last year the Victorian government made a lot of noise with their push to allow tenants to have pets. But 10 months later, little has happened.
There Are Only Three Affordable Rental Properties in Australia
If you're on Youth Allowance or Newstart. And it's not much better for other low-income earners, new data shows.
The Absolute Worst Things About Moving House
It's highly likely that you, like me, have to move at least once a year. Here are the worst things about it
Ten Simple Ways To Make Renting Less Awful
I have solved the housing crisis.