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.
There’s nothing like the magic of a good object – a red pebble, wonky cactus or glittery jacket.
Cue: the markets and car boot sales of London, where one can spend many a happy hour purchasing bargains you don’t need but that would lend a certain je ne sais quoi to the bare spaces in your rental.Continue reading
Rent is higher than ever for the nine million private tenants of Great Britain, increasing 2.1 per cent in the year up to March, meaning in parts of Europe rent is now almost 15 times cheaper.
This marks the continuing trend of prices climbing further into the stratosphere for England, the greatest annual increase yet, with prices having ascended 28.6 per cent since 2005, recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show.
A crowd of over 1,000 protested in Brixton on 25 April against gentrification and rent increases in Lambeth borough.
Location, kitchen table, bedroom size, cleanliness – considering all the things to get the most brick for your buck is often a painful process.
Roost has found five of the cheapest properties in England using one factor only. Price. These properties, all advertised within the last fortnight, show you where you could live for the lowest cost. Unsurprisingly, they’re nowhere near London. Continue reading
The prime cause behind the property crisis throughout the United Kingdom is dead simple – there are not enough properties.
In the south London borough of Southwark, where rented properties are predicted to almost double to 44,000 by 2025, the squeeze is tightest on members of the community. Continue reading