HOUSING CRISIS

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Life For Rent: My Friend Owns a Home and I'm Moving In – What Should I Know?

Plus: a tenant is haunted by the ghost of her former contract.

9.26.19

Life For Rent: My Landlord Wants to Evict Me Over a Noise Complaint

Plus: a university charging a £3,000 deposit for accommodation? It could only be Oxbridge.

9.16.19

The Great Millennial Housing Divide: The Renters Vs the Owners

From bitter comments to fallouts and awkwardness, the bank of mum and dad is creating new class divisions.

9.12.19

Life For Rent: How Can I Fix This Disgusting Damp in My House?

Plus: what your landlord can legitimately charge you for after you move out.

8.21.19

Photos of Life in Paris’ Tower Blocks – Minus the Clichés

We spoke to Jean-Michel Landon, a social worker-turned-photographer, who captures life in the outskirts of Paris.

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8.20.19

Exclusive: The Housing Associations Building Luxury Flats Over Social Homes

Many of the country's swanky, aspirational new apartments are built by charities that are supposed to provide housing for the less well off.

8.15.19

Life For Rent: My Mean Neighbours Are Making Up Noise Complaints About Me

In this week's rental advice column, a nasty neighbour threatens to snitch on a letter-writer for being too loud in their flat.

8.1.19

Life For Rent: How Can I Stop My Landlord From Letting Himself In?

Housing advice columnist Vicky Spratt deals with a landlord who keeps entering his tenant's flat to leave rat poison.

7.18.19

Life For Rent: Is Your Landlord Responsible for Fixing Mould in Your Flat?

Housing journalist Vicky Spratt is here to answer all your burning, rental-based questions in our new advice column Life For Rent.

7.12.19

I Watched the Neighbourhood I Grew Up in Get Gentrified

In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Malakaï Sargeant describes how gentrification destroyed Hackney.

7.2.19

The Reality of Living in the Back of a Van

The aspirational hashtag #vanlife has over 5.4 million posts on Instagram, but the truth looks very different.

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