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Analysis |  The UK plays politics with the rental market

Analysis | The UK plays politics with the rental market

Comment this story Comment Housing charity Shelter is headquartered in Old Street, a short distance from some of London’s oldest social housing projects. Today, the few remaining social tenants rub shoulders with Britain’s wealthiest tech entrepreneurs. Yet the calm exterior of Shelter’s offices and the prosperity of many passers-by belie the turmoil in the UK …

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How tight is Madison's student rental market?  Researchers hope to find out.

How tight is Madison’s student rental market? Researchers hope to find out.

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the UW-Madison housing market is nearing a crisis. Earlier this fall, students waited for hours to sign leases for housing they deemed affordable. Some students max out their housing budget after working all summer. As of last week, University Housing had a waiting list of 2,400 for 1,000 beds for returning …

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“Most economists predict a recession in 2023”: I own a rental property.  Is it the right time to take out a bank loan and renovate or should I wait?

“Most economists predict a recession in 2023”: I own a rental property. Is it the right time to take out a bank loan and renovate or should I wait?

Dear MarketWatch, Along with a sibling, I own a 40+ bedroom rental property in the Caribbean, where we do weekly rentals. It is near the city center but needs repairs and renovations. Is it a good time to go to the bank for a renovation loan? We are also open to changing our business model. …

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My wife agreed to vouch for her son's rental without telling me.  His car was seized for non-payment of his loan.  What should I do?

My wife agreed to vouch for her son’s rental without telling me. His car was seized for non-payment of his loan. What should I do?

Dear Quentin, About four days ago I received an email from my wife’s bank saying that someone had requested her login username through a password reset. When I asked my wife about this she said she forgot her username and was trying to get my stepson access to her online portal so he could download …

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The London rental market has become a "nightmare".  Here's why |  CNN Business

The London rental market has become a “nightmare”. Here’s why | CNN Business

London CNN Business — For Rebeca Blázquez, the last few weeks have been a “nightmare”. Based in Madrid but hoping to find work in London before starting her masters, the 22-year-old university graduate spent a month searching online for a room to rent. in London on a budget of £900 ($1,070). She sent dozens of …

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