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We have a new housemate.

Unlike on TV where when one housemate is leaving, the others group up, advertise and perform interviews for a prospective new roomie in a montage of scenes to a soundtrack of funky cheesy music, unfortunately in our house there was none of that. 804 more words

HS: The best things about a house share

A lot of people have nightmare house sharing stories, but I’m a glass half full kind of girl, so let’s look at the positives, shall we? 262 more words

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HS: Things that will happen during new housemate interviews

So my housemates and I had to do the whole ‘looking for a new housemate’ thing a few weeks back and the interviews are always the most awkward part. 460 more words

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HS: Hi House-Sharers

Are you unhappy in your house share? Trust us, we’ve been there! From the stacking of the washing up that all of your housemates promise isn’t theirs which slowly drives you insane, to that one flatmate who stays in their room and you occasionally feel like you should check that they’re still alive. 191 more words

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Private renting and inequality under discussion at tenants meeting

Camden Council’s private renting scrutiny work, and housing and inequality in London, are the topics for discussion at next week’s public meeting organised by the campaign group Camden Federation of Private Tenants. 144 more words


What David Cameron’s tax returns say about property

Next time you read about ‘fat cats’ earning more than the prime minister here’s something to bear in mind: so does his house.

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The turn of the screw

Originally posted on April 4 on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing

You’d never guess it from the sound of the violins playing for Buy to Let but there were other significant changes to benefits and tax on housing this month. 1,304 more words

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