landlords

renting

Landlords Are Still Screwing Renters Over, Despite the Tenancy Fee Ban

Two months after estate agents were banned from charging admin fees, VICE has found cases of landlords hiking rents to cover these costs.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.9.19
housing

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.
Rick Paulas
7.25.19
Food

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.”
Patrick Heardman
7.23.19
HOUSING CRISIS

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.
Alba Carreres
6.6.19
PUB NOTES

What's Gone On This Week: Bank Holiday Chaos Edition

From billionaires of the world uniting to restore Notre Dame to Jayne Secker's car-crash interview about renting, it's been a big week for brazen wealth inequality.
NEO
4.19.19
generation rent

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.
Lauren O'Neill
4.2.19
Ireland

Politicised Youth Are Mobilising Against Ireland's Housing Crisis

Rising homelessness and violent evictions are in stark contrast with a booming economy.
Norma Costello
9.18.18
happy ending

How Two Homeless Men Found a Home on eBay

"We didn’t do this to become celebrities. We just wanted to find somewhere to live."
Rebecca Baden
12.18.17
politics

Revealed: Top Tory Paid £5,000 to Speak at Estate Agent Conference

Iain Duncan Smith MP addressed a room full of people getting rich off the housing crisis.
Solomon Hughes
12.18.17
scams

How to Deal with Your Shitty Landlord

More people are renting now than ever. It's important to know your rights.
Caroline Thompson
12.13.17
politics

The Budget Gives Over a Billion Pounds to 'Urban Regeneration'

Let's hope that doesn't mean gentrification!
Simon Childs
11.23.17
housing

People in Their Twenties Nominate the Worst Landlords in Britain

"You could smell the thick, eggy stench of fresh sewage from halfway up the street."
Annie Lord
11.1.17
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