Rent Prices

The Disappearing Act of New York

Harry Brown | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Brown

With the impending closure of Shakespeare & Co., we're saying goodbye to a friend of the NYU community. It is not the obligation of NYU to save the local bookstore. It's unlikely that even if Shakespeare & Co. reached a mutual agreement with the NYU Bookstore located just a few doors down that the additional revenue would offset the surge in rental prices.

LOOK: London Students Build 'Cardboard City' To Protest Unaffordable Housing Rates

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

London students built a "cardboard city" outside a property student housing conference to protest against high rates which they claim have become unaf...

Student Rent Prices Double As North-South Divide Increases

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students are facing higher rents than ever after it was revealed prices had doubled in some university towns, while rents in the South are "soaring". ...

How Labour Will Tackle Bad Letting Agents

Jack Dromey MP | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Politics
Jack Dromey MP

Labour believes we should take steps now to stop irresponsible agents operating and end the scandal of rip-off fees. Labour wants to see a sector based on long-termism and responsibility that works for working people whether they are tenants, landlords or running businesses that operate within the sector.

Shared Ambition

Phil Shanks | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Politics
Phil Shanks

I share an ambition with the communities secretary to provide more affordable, more sustainable homes for the future. The question is, at a time when private sector rents are set to rise by 20% over the next five years, how are we going to achieve this?