renting

housing

Rental Opportunity of the Week: A Whole New Category of Landlord Monstrosity

A flat that you can live in from Monday to Friday – but absolutely NOT on the weekends!
Joel Golby
4 days ago
renting

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.
Hannah Ewens
8.16.19
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

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.
Vicky Spratt
8.1.19
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
Life For Rent

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.
Vicky Spratt
7.18.19
london rental opportunity of the week

London Rental Opportunity of the Week: The Bitter Reality of Renting in This Hell City

If, that is, you're stuck with somewhere like this.
Joel Golby
7.17.19
housing

I Won £1,400 Back from My Dodgy Landlord and You Can Too

It took four months, but I finally did it.
Ross Buchanan
7.11.19
london rental opportunity of the week

London Rental Opportunity of the Week: a New Landlord Scam in an Imaginary Part of London!

Once again: the "semi-studio flat" is simply not a thing!
Joel Golby
7.3.19
renting

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.
Emma Garland
6.7.19
london rental opportunity of the week

London Rental Opportunity of the Week: A Toilet Shower... in Clapton!

The toilet is the shower is the shower is the toilet.
Joel Golby
6.5.19
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