Roost TV has dropped the first in their how to series over on YouTube. The series shows you how to do things in the house you thought you knew how to do, yet have realised you don’t.
“Warehouse living” is a term that’s become synonymous with cheap living, non-stop partying and the gritty occupation of tumbledown buildings in the more industrial corners of town. A myth? Errr, not really…
In a failed effort to debunk the notion that living in a converted warehouse space isn’t just a decadent free-for-all, we spoke to Roost community member Francie Hickinbotham, an ex-resident of 98 Wallace Road – now a hip canal-side bar/restaurant – about an eventful, chilly two years in Hackney Wick.
The debate battles on, with every one of your mates offering a different idea of where is best to live in London. East end cool? South London chic? North London’s intellectuals? West London’s glitterati? Take our quiz and find out once and for all where you should live in London. Continue reading
Back by popular demand, we return for the second part of our ‘Know Your Rights’ series.
From scary evictions to dealing with odorous landlords, you test us on how much we really know.
And we get an unexpected caller on the line..
All talk of the housing crisis is a bit depressing and bleak. Yes, rents are rising and who knows if we’ll ever be able to buy a house… But here at Roost we’re all about positivity, so let’s fight back the tears and find new ways of living!
Activism in London doesn’t only come in the form of camps outside parliament and marches with placards – Renters’ Rights London is an online campaign group striving to improve renters’ difficulties through gathering rent information and unifying London renters.