Category Housing

Do We Know If Brexit Will Affect London’s Rental Market?

Speculation with a #Brexit tag.

Why Are Property Prices Increasing In Some Essex Commuter Towns?

The only way is Essex.

I Worked Out How Much It Costs To Buy Outside London

Who wants to live in Walton-on-the-Naze?

London Rents: 4% High And Rising

If rents outside London are high, they’re even higher inside the capital, new Office of National Statistics (ONS) figures reveal today. Private rents in London have risen by 4.1% in the year to September 2015. In contrast, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded a fall of 0.1% in the same period. What does this mean? […]

I Worked Out How Much It Costs To Rent Outside London

Can you afford to live outside London and commute in?

Rogue Landlords Leave Thousands Of Tenants Without Heating Or Hot Water

GLA Conservative report highlights problems tenants face getting essential repairs.

For Sale: Britain’s Most Expensive Council Houses

While I’m not generally in favour of selling off council houses in central London, there are some cases where it’s the more sensible option.

Sweets Way: Housing Campaigners Create ‘People’s Show Home’

Fighting back against London’s regenerations.

Tower Hamlets Labour Calls For Investigation Into Isle Of Dogs Regeneration

So many regenerations of previously council-owned property in London start out claiming to be for the benefit of tenants, but leave them without homes or paying inflated rents.

London Right To Buy Income ‘Diverted’ To Treasury

Remember that promise the Conservatives made about replacing every home sold under Right to Buy with a new, affordable one?