Freeze rents in London to avert mass evictions, urges Sadiq Khan

Freeze rents in London to avert mass evictions, urges Sadiq Khan The UK capital’s mayor seeks powers to prevent up to half a million evictions Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Rents should be frozen in London to prevent a wave of evictions caused by Covid-19, the capital’s mayor, Read more about Freeze rents in London to avert mass evictions, urges Sadiq Khan[…]

Renters fleeing inner London in 'race for space', data suggests

Renters fleeing inner London in ‘race for space’, data suggests Places such as Chessington becoming more popular with rise of home working Renters are swapping inner London transport hubs for homes further afield as the need to commute has become less important than a desire for space, data on searches on property Read more about Renters fleeing inner London in 'race for space', data suggests[…]

A plumber charged hundreds without a quote or invoice

A plumber charged hundreds without a quote or invoice All that was needed was a ballcock replaced and it won’t even explain how it cost that much On my first post-lockdown visit to my 78-year-old mother who lives alone in Salisbury, I found her visibly upset. It soon emerged that she had Read more about A plumber charged hundreds without a quote or invoice[…]

My marriage is in crisis and I'm wondering who has more rights on the property

My marriage is in crisis and I’m wondering who has more rights on the property The mortgage is fully paid off, and, although I paid it all, it is in both our names Q I would like to know who has more rights to the property that both my wife and I Read more about My marriage is in crisis and I'm wondering who has more rights on the property[…]

UK cities should work for the people who live in them, not for distant shareholders | Neil McInroy

UK cities should work for the people who live in them, not for distant shareholders | Neil McInroy Covid has caused terrible pain, but offers the chance to halt the financial juggernaut that sucks wealth from our urban centres Coronavirus is changing the way we live in cities. Many people are now Read more about UK cities should work for the people who live in them, not for distant shareholders | Neil McInroy[…]