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Posted on December 15th, 2014

Renting Stories: "I know so many fellow students who have been victims of appalling housing conditions"

Ruth, Glasgow I am a student at Glasgow University and used a private landlord during 2012-2013 during which time my flatmates and I had an awful experience of HMO non-compliance, …Read More

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

Renting Stories: “I feel like the house I live in isn't my home”

Renting Stories: “I feel like the house I live in isn't my home”

Amy, Aberdeenshire We currently rent a bungalow in Westhill. Although the street is lovely, we certainly have to pay for that – it was £700 a month when we moved …Read More

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

Renting Stories: "Over the last 2 months I probably dealt with about 20 different agencies"

Ben, Edinburgh Having just spent 2 months searching hard for a flat to rent, I have a lot to share about what is wrong with the private rented housing market. …Read More

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Renting Stories: "They are trading under a new name and I've still have not managed to reclaim the money"

Renting Stories: "They are trading under a new name and I've still have not managed to reclaim the money"

Georgi, Glasgow I moved to a flat in the East End of Glasgow and encountered many problems with my letting agent. The flat was in poor condition and I was …Read More

Posted on January 6th, 2014

Renting Stories: "They told that other international students paid up and I should do so too."

Thomas, Glasgow After my first year [of University] I decided to move out of student accommodation and found a place in the west end with a letting agency. Everything was …Read More

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