Renting property

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‘I wanted my children to grow up here’: how Airbnb is ruining local communities in north Wales
Families in Gwynedd county are being evicted as swathes of property are converted to short-term rentals for the tourism industry – and the situation being played out across the country. Can anything be done to help?

Sirin Kale with data by David Blood

10, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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State government ‘disappointed’ as Queensland real estate peak body urges skirting of new eviction laws
Property managers are being advised to provide notices to leave when issuing fixed-term leases

Joe Hinchliffe

08, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Co-operatives could be the answer to housing inequality | Letter
Letter: The answer is surely to follow the example of cities such as Zurich and Copenhagen, writes Dr Nicholas Falk

Letters

02, Aug, 2022 @5:05 PM

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The Guardian view on housing costs: a grave and growing injustice | Editorial
Editorial: Levelling up will be impossible as long as rents and house prices are allowed to keep on climbing

Editorial

31, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Renters’ rights in mouldy homes: can you get a rent reduction or compensation for damages?
Theoretically, tenants in all three of Australia’s La Niña-hit east coast states could be eligible for discounts and damage payments, but seeking them is complex

Katie Cunningham

31, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Landlords evicting tenants for Airbnb and holiday lets, report finds
Rachael Maskell, the York Central MP, has proposed a bill to tackle shortage of private rental housing

Robyn Vinter

31, Jul, 2022 @4:27 PM

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‘There’s real powerlessness’: Australian renters at the mercy of no-cause evictions
Tenants’ advocates want no-grounds terminations – and the end-of-lease evictions that function the same way – abolished

Stephanie Convery

15, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Private rents in UK reach record highs, with 20% rises in Manchester
Prices adding to cost of living crisis blamed on demand exceeding supply and rising interest rates

Rupert Jones

14, Jul, 2022 @5:01 AM

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‘No place for them’: the rental and social housing crisis in the bush
Tamworth has never been a high-demand area for social housing, but many locals are being pushed to the edge

Tom Plevey

08, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Private renters are being pushed into poverty by benefits cap | Letters
Letters: Sorrel Brookes and Andrew Harrison say the UK’s benefits system is more focused on punishment and penny-pinching than helping vulnerable people

Letters

06, Jul, 2022 @4:14 PM

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‘The property market is disgraceful’: why bosses are renting homes to staff
Some bosses are taking action amid claims sites such as Airbnb are pricing workers out of housing

Suzanne Bearne

02, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Experience: I led a renters’ rebellion – and won
There were mice, cockroaches, leaks, mould. Something had to be done

Tsering Lhundup

01, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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