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KEYWORD "Housemates" - 21 RESULTS
Landlord held at knifepoint by ‘tenant from hell’

A man assaulted his housemates before holding his landlord in a room at knifepoint. Amin Zehar, 37, was living at a property...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Another PropTech integration pledges to disrupt rental market

Another PropTech innovation claims it will disrupt part of the rental market - this time, the student accommodation sector. Housemates Connect API...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Call for landlords to lobby MPs over HMO council tax

A lettings network is urging landlords to back a campaign to abolish council tax re-banding for shared houses. Platinum Property Partners says...

22 November 2022

From: Breaking News

The Deck’s Stacked Against Renters - Gove may be a lifeline 

Renters don’t have it easy. Housemates can be unpredictable, rules can be strict, but worst of all – it’s expensive.  Most tenants...

19 November 2022

From: Rental Reform

Energy Crisis: New campaign for tenants to get smart meters

A campaign by the government-backed Smart Energy GB not-for-profit organisation is promoting the use of smart meters amongst private tenants who...

01 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Demand for HMOs to soar as energy prices bite - prediction

Soaring energy prices will force more tenants to consider living in HMOs, says a lettings business.  When a recent increase in utility...

30 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Danny Wyrwoll, Sales & Marketing Director at Glide

  Who are you? Danny Wyrwoll What does it say on your business card? Sales & Marketing Director What is Glide? Glide are a...

11 July 2022

From: 60 Second Interview

Clarity Not Confusion - White Paper reforms must be detailed

With speculation about what happens next in Westminster at fever pitch, now isn’t the time to make predictions as to how...

09 July 2022

From: The Big Issues

Rents rising much faster than official figures, claims analyst

Official government data suggests that rents are rising by 1.8 per cent a year - but a prominent analyst has gone...

20 January 2022

From: Breaking News

My service aims to fix ‘toxic’ rental market for young people

Every year there is an influx of students that hate renting, and I was one of them.  Students should be excited about...

11 December 2021

From: The Big Issues

Insight into problems for tenants in shared flats and houses

A new survey gives an insight into problems involving tenants who share apartments and houses - and how those difficulties could...

16 November 2020

From: Breaking News

BTL landlords ‘cannot be expected to foot the bill for government failure’

The government has been slammed for its 11th-hour U-turn after extending the eviction ban for four weeks and instructing landlords to...

24 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Landlord's kind gesture for his tenants goes viral on Twitter

A BTL landlord has proved to be a big social media hit after issuing his tenants with a bonus when returning...

08 July 2020

From: Breaking News

The pros and pitfalls of letting an HMO

House sharing has becoming increasingly popular as more (and older) people opt to live with housemates over ownership or renting alone....

11 November 2019

From: Sponsored Content

BTL landlord ordered to pay more than £3,700 for unlicensed HMO

A landlord has been penalised for operating an unlicensed house in multiple occupancy  (HMO) in south London. Fouad Ahmad, from Streatham, pleaded...

08 August 2019

From: Breaking News

PropTech startup launches new house hunting app for students

Polygon has launched a new mobile app designed to make it easier for students to house hunt. To help ensure that housemates...

02 May 2019

From: Breaking News

New Tinder-style lettings app could reduce the number of feuding tenants

From not paying their share of the rent or bills to failing to do their share of the household tasks, there...

05 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Parents face financial risks when agreeing to be a rent guarantor

Young people, particularly students, are increasingly required to provide guarantors when they rent a property, ensuring that if they default on...

07 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Traumatised students pursued for unpaid rent

A Kent landlord has come under attack for pursuing unpaid rent from three students “too traumatised” to return to their house...

10 October 2015

From: Breaking News

Landlord offers bed under the stairs for £500 a month

A rental property listing for a bedroom consisting of a mattress under the stairs has earned national notoriety after featuring in...

02 October 2015

From: Breaking News

Is there Ruumi for another rental property finding website?

This week saw the launch of Ruumi, an 'Airbnb-meets-Tinder' platform for tenants. Like Tinder, which matches relationship hopefuls, Ruumi claims to match...

02 October 2015

From: Breaking News

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