Renting

The disturbing parallels between Awaab Ishak’s death in Rochdale and the Grenfell Tower disaster
Awaab Ishak

The disturbing parallels between Awaab Ishak’s death in Rochdale and the Grenfell Tower disaster

From unheeded warnings to neglectful landlords, the parallels between Awaab Ishak and the Grenfell Tower disaster tell a depressing tale

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home
Housing advice

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home

Damp and mould is a common problem in UK homes and it can be a health hazard. Here’s what you should do if it’s affecting you

‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould
Housing

‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould

The tragic death of Awaab Ishak has thrown the issue of damp and mould into the spotlight. We spoke to tenants across the country about living with the issue

Social housing rent rise cap still ‘inflicts hardship’ on most vulnerable, say campaigners
Autumn Statement

Social housing rent rise cap still ‘inflicts hardship’ on most vulnerable, say campaigners

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’
RENTING

Number of renters facing eviction at ‘highest level ever’

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Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for decades. Will they keep going up?
Renting

Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for decades. Will they keep going up?

Liz Truss says she will honour Tory pledge to ban no-fault evictions after all
RENTING

Liz Truss says she will honour Tory pledge to ban no-fault evictions after all

Liz Truss may ‘betray renters’ and shelve manifesto promise to axe no-fault evictions
RENTING

Liz Truss may ‘betray renters’ and shelve manifesto promise to axe no-fault evictions

Could a rent freeze be on the way?
RENTING

Could a rent freeze be on the way?

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants
Renting

Landlords set to pass on mortgage rate hikes to tenants

Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis
Renting

Scotland introduces rent freeze and eviction ban to protect tenants from cost of living crisis

What should Liz Truss do in their first 100 days do to tackle the housing crisis?
Housing

What should Liz Truss do in their first 100 days do to tackle the housing crisis?

Campaigners hold fake award ceremony outside landlord’s office over £200-a-month rent hike
RENTING

Campaigners hold fake award ceremony outside landlord’s office over £200-a-month rent hike

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New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’
HOMELESSNESS

New PM must prevent soaring homelessness from becoming Tories’ ‘tragic legacy’

Number of tenants being evicted by landlords for rent arrears is highest since records began
Renting

Number of tenants being evicted by landlords for rent arrears is highest since records began

Renters fear landlords will pass on biggest interest rates hike in 27 years
RENTING

Renters fear landlords will pass on biggest interest rates hike in 27 years

Liz Truss vows to make rent payments count in mortgage assessments if she’s named prime minister
Tory Leadership Race

Liz Truss vows to make rent payments count in mortgage assessments if she’s named prime minister

Record numbers of people faced homelessness due to ‘no-fault’ evictions at the start of 2022
Homelessness

Record numbers of people faced homelessness due to ‘no-fault’ evictions at the start of 2022

Estate agents caught saying they don’t rent homes to people on benefits
Renting

Estate agents caught saying they don’t rent homes to people on benefits

‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave
UK HEATWAVE

‘We’ve had no sleep and the kids are off school’: Life in crowded rental homes during a 40C heatwave

Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing
Renting

Concern grows that rise in holiday lets is depriving communities of much-needed housing

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Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis
Renting

Three quarters of Brits back rent controls to solve England’s housing crisis

What is the Renters Reform Bill and how will it change things for renters?
Renting

What is the Renters Reform Bill and how will it change things for renters?

Renters Reform Bill: Government unveils plans to help renters
Renting

Renters Reform Bill: Government unveils plans to help renters

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and ‘Ofsted-style’ inspections under new Social Housing Bill
Social housing

Social landlords could face unlimited fines and ‘Ofsted-style’ inspections under new Social Housing Bill