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Council to take action over affordable housing crisis

The council is launching “innovative housing schemes” to combat a trend of expensive building developments pricing out Mancunian residents from the city centre

Since the lifting of the intake cap, more and more private accommodation will be depended upon. Photo: fire_up_the_quattro @Flickr

Student accommodation reaches breaking point as half of students struggle with rent

In the three years between 2010 and 2013, student rent prices rose at almost double the rate of the wider rental market. The NUS is calling for rent controls to combat the “crisis”