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Rent increases: Everything a tenant needs to know
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Rent increases: Everything a tenant needs to know

Record-high rents mean landlords are raising how much tenants pay each month to keep up with market rates. Here’s what you can do if your rent is increasing

Renters are twice as likely to fall into problem debt than the rest of the population
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Renters are twice as likely to fall into problem debt than the rest of the population

One in six private renters are struggling with debt, according to StepChange, in a call for more protections to help struggling tenants

What is the Renters Reform Bill and how will it change things for renters?
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What is the Renters Reform Bill and how will it change things for renters?

The much-delayed Renters Reform Bill has finally been introduced to Parliament bringing promises to redress the power balance between landlord and tenant

Section 21 evictions more than double in a year as government lays out Renters Reform Bill to scrap them
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Section 21 evictions more than double in a year as government lays out Renters Reform Bill to scrap them

Will the Renters Reform Bill cause a landlord exodus? Does it matter?
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Will the Renters Reform Bill cause a landlord exodus? Does it matter?

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More than 60,000 households faced homelessness from no-fault eviction since the Tories promised to ban them
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More than 60,000 households faced homelessness from no-fault eviction since the Tories promised to ban them

The Renters Reform Bill will finally be introduced to parliament today
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The Renters Reform Bill will finally be introduced to parliament today

Sadiq Khan wants a rent freeze to give renters ‘badly needed respite’
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Sadiq Khan wants a rent freeze to give renters ‘badly needed respite’

The number of households living in temporary accommodation in England is now at the highest point on record
Homelessness

The number of households living in temporary accommodation in England is now at the highest point on record

First-time buyers will soon be able to get a 100% mortgage without a deposit. But is it affordable?
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First-time buyers will soon be able to get a 100% mortgage without a deposit. But is it affordable?

Renters Reform Bill set to arrive next week, Michael Gove confirms
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Renters Reform Bill set to arrive next week, Michael Gove confirms

Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for decades. Will they keep going up?
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Rents in the UK are rising at the highest rate for decades. Will they keep going up?

Kieran Yates: ‘I lived in 20 different houses by the age of 25. All I wanted was a home’
Housing crisis

Kieran Yates: ‘I lived in 20 different houses by the age of 25. All I wanted was a home’

‘I’ve had two eviction notices while battling cancer’: How Cornwall’s renters are facing homelessness
Homelessness

‘I’ve had two eviction notices while battling cancer’: How Cornwall’s renters are facing homelessness

What is sex for rent and why are ministers proposing a new law to tackle it?
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What is sex for rent and why are ministers proposing a new law to tackle it?

Campaigners reveal tenants have been overcharged almost £2 million for service charges
Social housing

Campaigners reveal tenants have been overcharged almost £2 million for service charges

Landlords pocket £1.6bn in housing benefit for providing renters with horror homes
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Landlords pocket £1.6bn in housing benefit for providing renters with horror homes

One in six young people are living in poor-quality housing and it’s hurting their health
Housing crisis

One in six young people are living in poor-quality housing and it’s hurting their health

Rent help for the unemployed doesn’t extend to those still living at home
Letters

Rent help for the unemployed doesn’t extend to those still living at home

Grandma living in van after being made homeless goes viral on TikTok
Homelessness

Grandma living in van after being made homeless goes viral on TikTok

Renters who complain are twice as likely to be evicted by their landlord
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Renters who complain are twice as likely to be evicted by their landlord

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England lost more than 200,000 of the most affordable social homes in the last decade
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England lost more than 200,000 of the most affordable social homes in the last decade

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home
Housing advice

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home

Why are Ukrainians finding themselves homeless in the UK?
Ukraine

Why are Ukrainians finding themselves homeless in the UK?

Could a rent freeze be on the way?
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Could a rent freeze be on the way?