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The rent expenses ‘loophole’ used by MPs to pocket taxpayer cash
Former Conservative attorney general Geoffrey Cox
Behind the scenes

The rent expenses ‘loophole’ used by MPs to pocket taxpayer cash

Two Labour lawmakers and 15 Tories claimed total of £1.3m for rental costs while letting out own properties
12 Nov 2021
Coronavirus: will rents be frozen?
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In Brief

Coronavirus: will rents be frozen?

Government facing calls to protect private tenants from eviction during outbreak
4 May 2020
How an ‘Airbnb exodus’ could create UK ghost towns
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In Brief

How an ‘Airbnb exodus’ could create UK ghost towns

Analysis suggest a surge in listings is hollowing out communities
26 Apr 2019
Government plans to ban no-fault evictions
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In Brief

Government plans to ban no-fault evictions

Charities welcome proposal but landlords warn it risks supply issue
15 Apr 2019
Where is the cheapest place to rent in the UK?
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In Brief

Where is the cheapest place to rent in the UK?

Average monthly cost has dropped by £9 - but experts predict steep hikes
23 Jan 2019
The pros and cons of rent controls in London
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In Depth

The pros and cons of rent controls in London

Mayor Sadiq Khan reportedly considering rule changes aimed at bolstering private renters’ rights
10 Dec 2018
The UK’s ten cheapest towns to rent a home
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In Brief

The UK’s ten cheapest towns to rent a home

Homeless charity Shelter says tenants are increasingly struggling to find affordable properties
25 Oct 2018

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Sex-for-rent landlords caught on camera
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In Brief

Sex-for-rent landlords caught on camera

Undercover reporter was offered free rent and bills in exchange for sexual favours
11 Sep 2018
Rightmove sorry for ‘sex for rent’ ad for Birmingham house
House prices
In Depth

Rightmove sorry for ‘sex for rent’ ad for Birmingham house

Property website said the advert had been removed as soon as the company was aware of it
27 Jul 2018
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