Manchester City Council calls for “urgent action” on housing
Manchester City Council has called for urgent action to deal with the housing crisis. This includes both increasing the speed of current local plans, which includes social housing, and petitioning the government for “urgent action”.
“I can only afford to go to work one day a week”: How are students being affected by rising oil prices?
Due to the Russian invasion there is a rise in oil prices so we look at how this has impacted students lives
7 out of 10 high-rise residents in Greater Manchester live in fear of fire in their building
Fire and finance amongst the things troubling those living in high-rise buildings the most in Greater Manchester
‘Bulldoze the estates’: how local and national responses to poverty miss the point
George Walker argues that Rochdale is emblematic of the systemic national failure to address the deprivation in British towns
Mansion Point and the changing face of student accommodation
Fresh new halls are filling the huge void left by the emptying of the Owens Park Tower at the start of this academic year. Mansion Point is the latest of these additions to Fallowfield life, offering a renovated Allen Hall, the old postgraduate accommodation on Wilmslow Road, from the beginning of next academic year. It’s […]
Students overpaying hundreds for housing as landlords inflate prices
The Mancunion investigates the state of Manchester student housing prices in the wake of shocking research revealing how much students are overpaying by nationwide.
Is Lendlease’s lease up? Call for contractor company to be suspended from council contracts
Construction contractor, Lendlease, have been caught using the same type of cladding found in Grenfell Tower in their Manchester developments
Langdale Hall expansions opposed by local community
A proposal to build six ‘townhouses’ with 36 bedrooms for students in Victoria Park has been turned down by Manchester City Council after opposition from nearby residents
What to do if you are dissatisfied with your university home
Living in private accommodation, and unhappy with your living conditions? You aren’t alone! Here are some general tips on how you can better your situation