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Private renters in the UK continue to face “unsafe housing” and “rogue landlords” – but what is being done about it?

Private renters face “rogue landlords” and “unsafe housing” – but what is being done to tackle it?

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Amy Beecham
  • fashion-rental-platfrom-hurr-reality
    Fashion

    What it’s really like to rent out your favourite clothes to complete strangers

  • Rents are rising at the fastest pace since 2008 and pricing women out of cities
    Housing

    How the fastest rent rise in 13 years is pricing women out of cities

  • Two women unrolling a carpet
    Interior design

    7 renter-friendly ways to give your home a cosy feel for autumn

Latest Stories

Housing: 3.7 million private renters have been the victim of illegal behaviour from a landlord, says Shelter
Housing

Is your landlord behaving illegally? Here’s what to do about it

Private renters, know your rights.

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Amy Beecham
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young woman moving into new rented home instead of buying a house
Housing

Why are we still being told that renting is a waste of money?

Is homeownership really the main marker of success for young women right now?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Social housing tenants forced to live in overcrowded conditions due to gross undersupply of new homes
Housing

“A hopeless situation”: the reality of the social housing crisis for women and children

A new report estimates that over 1.5 million people are being forced to live in overcrowded social homes in England.

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Amy Beecham
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Onloan's 'Wardrobe Freedom' campaign
Fashion

Isn’t fashion’s rental revolution just another way of keeping up appearances?

There's an uncomfortable truth that we need to be honest about.

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Naomi May
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Hollie Richardson
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“My landlord wants to evict me, and this new rule means he can”

What does the end of the eviction ban really means for women who rent?

Lara Stone for Selfridges Rental
Fashion

You can now rent new-season Ganni and Jacquemus directly from Selfridges

It’s the first time the retailer has launched rental online.

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Naomi May
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Rear view of a woman looking out of a window
Housing

The sinister reason so many renters are forced to live in dangerous conditions

A new report by Shelter reveals over a third of private renters in the UK are living in poor and often dangerous conditions.

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Amy Beecham
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The Martin Lewis podcast
Podcasts

LISA or Help To Buy ISA? Martin Lewis explains what first-time buyers need to know

This is the best podcast episode for anyone who’s trying to get their head around LISAs and Help To Buy ISAs.

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Hollie Richardson
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Woman in rented house
Housing

What does the future really look like for private renters?

Secure and affordable renting is essential in a post-pandemic world.

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Hollie Richardson
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A house and a pile of money balancing on scales
Housing

What do renters and first-time buyers really need to know right now?

Experts share their insights following the Budget announcement.

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Hollie Richardson
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London houses
Housing

Why are so many private renters still committed to living in London?

Because now would be the perfect time to move somewhere cheaper.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Why so many private renters are on the verge of homelessness

And how to get help if you’re worried about it.

Interior design

8 easy steps to make your rental feel like home (even if it’s not for long)

Decorating a rental is hard, so we asked experts from Heal's to make it easier.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Living with flatmates in lockdown.
Wellbeing

How to get through lockdown 2.0 in a flatshare

Wellbeing experts share their top tips.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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A pair of house keys
Housing

What Boris Johnson’s “generation buy” plans really mean for first-time buyers

The long-term, fixed rate mortgages proposed under the Prime Minister’s plans might not be the lifeline they initially appear to be.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Renting during the pandemic:
Life

What private renters need to know about evictions and the “winter truce”

All your big renting questions answered.

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Hollie Richardson
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Homeware

Where to rent furniture for on-trend and sustainable home decor

These rental services will mean your pad always looks up to date.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Illustration of five women of different nationalities looking to the right
Opinion

Millennials are more resilient than we’re given credit for, even in the face of another recession

While this isn’t a future we’d pick, it’s a future we can shape.

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Anita Ghosh
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Anna Brech
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Lockdown has changed London’s renting scene: these are our new priorities

Community vibes and green spaces are key, according to new research.

Life

Coronavirus rights: “Can I get evicted because I’m struggling to pay my rent?”

Your key questions about renting and the coronavirus crisis, answered by experts.

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Anna Brech
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