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We spoke to Jean-Michel Landon, a social worker-turned-photographer, who captures life in the outskirts of Paris.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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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.
These 'Beehive' Flats Might Be the Depressing Future of City Living
Landlords in Barcelona are cramming up to 30 people into a single shared flat, with each tenant living in a three-square-metre cubicle.
A Major Canadian City Is Losing Its Most Affordable Housing
Up to a third of Parkdale, Toronto's rooming houses are at “imminent risk” of being closed, a recent report shows.
A London Council Declared 'Climate Emergency' as It Destroyed a Wildlife Garden
Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Lewisham was a green oasis.
Hackney Council Is Demolishing an Entire Estate to Build More Luxury Housing
The redevelopment of Hackney's Colville estate is supposed to be a model of regeneration, but really it's about turning public land into private profit.