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The Government Actually Did Something Good for Renters

In a surprise move from a government full of landlords, the tories have announced it's planning to end so-called "no fault evictions," whereby landlords kick people out essentially because they feel like it. Read More >>

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SpareRoom Invites Actual Pets To Think Tank About Renting With Animals

Renting with pets is a big issue at the moment. First we had Cats Protection's excellent Purrfect Landlords campaign, then came Battersea's Pet Friendly Properties, and now we have renting website SpareRoom's pet think tank. Read More >>

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New Charity Campaign Asks Landlords To Let People Have Cats, FFS

A new campaign from Cats Protection is asking the landlords of the UK to consider allowing their tenants to have just a tiny bit of joy in their lives. Read More >>

Stingy London Landlord Forces Renter to Pay Electricity in Old Pound Coins

Renting in the capital seems to get worse every day, and the latest tale of landlord-related woe has given us the kind of blinding but impotent rage that Change.org petitions depend on. Read More >>

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Landlord Offers A Year’s Free Rent For Social Media Idea

A London landlord company is offering a social media whiz the chance to win a year's free rent in return for a clever campaign idea. Read More >>

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£900/m London ‘Studio Flat’ Is Literally Just A Hallway

Every time we think renting can't get any worse, London goes and proves us wrong. Read More >>

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Ever Wanted To Check On The Sprouts From The Shower? You’re In Luck

Everyone knows the rental market in London is bonkers, but it does somehow keep surprising us. Read More >>

Bidding Website Rentberry May Be the Startup of Your Nightmares

Rentberry has been operating in test cities and angering affordable housing advocates since 2016. But with its new expansion into 1,000 cities in the United States, the rental bidding website is about to piss off a lot more people. Read More >>

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Tiny Violins Please: Some House Buyers Sleep On A Mattress On The Floor

Tissues at the ready, please, for the news that people who've just bought a house sometimes have to wait a bit before they can also buy furniture. Read More >>

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Rents Might Have Gone Down A Bit For The First Time In Effing Ages

For the first time since 2010, the average rent for a new tenancy has apparently fallen by 0.6% to a positively bargainous £921 a month, according to estate agents Countrywide. We're all saved. Read More >>

KinkBnB is AirBnB for Sex-Focused Nights Away

Are you the proud owner of your very own sex dungeon? Well you're in luck, because you now have a brand new potential source of income thanks to KinkBnB - an AirBnb-like service purely devoted to sex. Read More >>

Airbnb: No Thanks for the "XXX Freak Fest" You Brought to My Home (NSFW)

Dear Brian and the Airbnb team, Usually I am a fan of your service. However, I have a minor bone to pick with you, in that it appears my flat was reserved for some major boning. Read More >>