Renting property

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The Guardian view on Britain’s renters: neglected and cash-strapped | Editorial
Editorial: The dearth of affordable rental accommodation can no longer be ignored


01, Dec, 2021 @6:45 PM

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Renter activists block London eviction as end of Covid protections takes toll
Exclusive: bailiffs turned away in Abbey Wood as figures show rise in no-fault eviction notices in England

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @5:47 PM

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UK renters: are you facing higher rent?
We’d like to hear from private renters in the UK looking for property now about their experiences of the rental market

Guardian community team

19, Nov, 2021 @10:53 AM

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How to get the best deal when renting a property
From negotiating an offer to getting back a full deposit and everything in between, here’s an essential guide to renting in England and Wales

Georgina Quach

15, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘I have to move my bike to get to the fridge’ – the UK boom in microflats
From rentals the size of a tiny hotel room to Barratt’s pocket-sized new-builds, the market is expanding

Julia Kollewe

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I am panicking’: the vulnerable renters at risk as housing subsidy expires
The end to the National Affordability Rental Scheme could leave thousands at the whim of the private market

Stephanie Convery

14, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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After Cornish staycation summer, locals fear a winter of evictions
Across the county, homelessness is on the rise as landlords cash in on the letting boom. We meet anxious families – and the people helping them

Rachel Stevenson in Cornwall

14, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘My students never knew’: the lecturer who lived in a tent
Higher education is one of the most casualised sectors of the UK economy, and for many it means a struggle to get by

Anna Fazackerley

30, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Ministers consider national registration scheme in England to target rogue landlords
Number of families renting privately has doubled in two decades but many are living in dangerous homes

Tom Wall

24, Oct, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Third of low-income households unable to pay bills, finds research
Nearly 4 million households earning £25,000 or less report falling behind, up threefold since pandemic

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

21, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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We want to buy our first home and then move abroad. Is this possible?
We want to return to the UK every now and then and live in the property but we are unsure about buy -o-let mortgages

Virginia Wallis

18, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Only London’s highest earners able to rent privately at affordable cost, ONS says
Majority of renters facing ‘uphill struggle’ as housing costs in parts of England rise again

Hilary Osborne

06, Oct, 2021 @12:28 PM

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