The Tenancy Deposit Scheme promises help for those facing unfair deposit penalties
In the midst of student house hunting season, Sophia Ashby takes a look at the do’s and don’ts of choosing a property.
Tenants rights union ACORN will hold an open meeting on Tuesday in The Font Fallowfield.
Are you sick of living in expensive, mouldy, damp housing and putting up with dodgy landlords?
Students can rate their landlord one to five star rating and there is a landlord blacklist with the name of landlords with reported frequent problems
Panicking about housing for next year? Don’t worry! Shannon Winterbone is here to share her own experiences, and give some useful advice about house hunting
New research reveals that four in ten students had their deposit retained at the end of last term, losing in total £32 million this year in rental deposits
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”
The Mancunion investigates the state of Manchester student housing prices in the wake of shocking research revealing how much students are overpaying by nationwide.
Isabel Oldman sits down with ACORN Manchester to talk private renting, activism and educating student tenants
Community organisation ACORN Manchester will “do all they can… to help those having issues with landlords/letting agents”
Acorn, a renters’ union fighting the national housing crisis, launched its new branch in Manchester on Tuesday evening
Caps on rent and strict regulations are in order because student housing is “way below standard,” Andy Burnham tells The Mancunion