Vicky Spratt

Life For Rent

Life For Rent: My Landlord Insists on Doing Flat Viewings During a Pandemic

Plus: can you claim rent back if your landlord doesn't supply a gas certificate?
Vicky Spratt
2 days ago
Life For Rent

Life For Rent: My Landlord Is Trying to Increase My Rent Due to Coronavirus

Plus: a landlord who charged a £2,200 deposit and is only returning £400 from it.
Vicky Spratt
3.19.20
housing

Life For Rent: We Broke Up, But My Ex Is Withholding My Deposit

Plus: what to do if a friend asks you to be a guarantor on their flat.
Vicky Spratt
2.28.20
Life For Rent

Life For Rent: How Do I Stop My Landlord Stalking and Bullying Me?

Plus: how to deal with a letting agency taking months to return a deposit.
Vicky Spratt
2.13.20
Life For Rent

Life For Rent: I'm In Love With My New Housemate – But I'm Married

Plus: practical tips on how to deal with your frustration over the housing crisis.
Vicky Spratt
1.31.20

Life For Rent: How Do I Get My Housemates to Turn Off the Heating?

Plus: what to do if your landlord wants rent in advance because you don't have a guarantor.
Vicky Spratt
1.16.20

Life For Rent: How Do I Deal With My Nightmare Housemate?

Plus: how to fix a property guardianship that's gone very, very wrong.
Vicky Spratt
1.2.20

Life For Rent: How Do I Claim Rent Off My Landlord for Building Works?

Plus: our landlord keeps letting himself into our flat, even when we're out of the property!
Vicky Spratt
12.19.19
Manifestos Explained

Housing: What Are the Tories, Labour and Lib Dems Promising?

Want to vote for a party that won't make your renting life miserable? Read on to find out what their manifestos say.
Vicky Spratt
12.4.19

Life For Rent: How Do I Rent Somewhere While Owning a Pet?

Plus: one landlord claims that arguing over the deposit somehow means even higher charges when you move out.
Vicky Spratt
11.21.19

Life For Rent: Help! My Landlord Refuses to Heat My Freezing Cold Flat

Plus: a mysterious agency that changes its name and refuses to repair anything.
Vicky Spratt
11.11.19
Life For Rent

Life For Rent: How Do I Get My Landlord to Fix Things?

Plus: what to do when a damp and mould problem is seriously affecting your health.
Vicky Spratt
10.24.19
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