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Where renters can find the biggest reductions in reopening London

Now’s the time to search the market for rental reductions in some of London’s most sought-after, central locations.

Gardening

Fast-growing flowers to plant now for a colourful garden in summer

Fast-growing, easy-care plants will reward you with a blaze of glorious colour by midsummer.

Renting

My ceiling fell in two weeks ago — can we be evicted for complaining?

The letting agent has failed to fix the damage or find us alternative housing. What should we do?

Renting

1 in 7 London renters have fallen behind with payments during pandemic

One in seven London tenants are in arrears. Now pressure is growing for the Government to do more than delay evictions.

Homes & Property

Rental evictions won't be enforced by bailiffs until January 2021

The announcement is in line with previous government restrictions on repossessions in lockdown
Homes & Property

Where to rent for sun, ski and to make another lockdown less grim

Turn UK Covid winter into a new experience. Now that you can, why not work from home abroad? 
Where to live

Chic rental locations for sun, ski and Med style in winter lockdowns

Turn UK Covid winter into a new experience. Now that you can, why not work from home abroad? 

Homes & Property

The London areas where renters can save most since lockdown

Continued disruption caused by Covid-19 is pushing young renters out of the capital to work or study from home outside the city centre.
Renting

The London areas where renters can save most since lockdown

Continued disruption caused by Covid-19 is pushing young renters out of the capital to work or study from home outside the city centre.

Homes & Property

Evacuated west London students 'distraught and extremely emotional'

Residents say they have been 'wary' of the buildings since they moved in. 
Property News

Evacuated west London students 'distraught and extremely emotional'

Residents say they have been 'wary' of the buildings since they moved in. 

Homes & Property

Rental homes in Maida Vale for key workers earning up to £90k

Hospitality workers are also included in the definition of key workers eligible for one of the 73 new homes in the area.
Renting

Rental homes in Maida Vale for key workers earning up to £90k

Hospitality workers are also included in the definition of key workers eligible for one of the 73 new homes in the area.

Homes & Property

24 rental flats in Colorama photo processing lab conversion in Borough

The flats — behind the "Blackfriars Mile" — can be rented furnished or unfurnished.
Renting

24 rental flats in Colorama photo processing lab conversion in Borough

The flats — behind the "Blackfriars Mile" — can be rented furnished or unfurnished.

Homes & Property

Pet-friendly rentals you can decorate overlooking Walthamstow Wetlands

The rental flats offer home working options, with a focus on wellbeing, leisure and ultra-fast internet connections.
Renting

Pet-friendly rentals you can decorate overlooking Walthamstow Wetlands

The rental flats offer home working options, with a focus on wellbeing, leisure and ultra-fast internet connections.

Homes & Property

Everything you need to know about the latest eviction ban changes

Government decrees ‘Christmas truce’ with no festive period evictions except in worst cases, such as domestic abuse
Renting

Everything you need to know about the latest eviction ban changes

Government decrees ‘Christmas truce’ with no festive period evictions except in worst cases, such as domestic abuse

Homes & Property

'Royal box', jungle oasis and poolside spa among top balcony makeovers

Photos of the impressive terraces were shared as part of Get Living’s competition to find the UK’s best balcony.
Interiors

'Royal box', jungle oasis and poolside spa among top balcony makeovers

Photos of the impressive terraces were shared as part of Get Living’s competition to find the UK’s best balcony.

Homes & Property

Eviction ban for renters in England and Wales extended until September

The temporary ban on landlords in England evicting their tenants is extended to September 20 and a new six-month notice period has been introduced
Renting

Eviction ban for renters in England and Wales extended until September

The temporary ban on landlords in England evicting their tenants is extended to September 20 and a new six-month notice period has been introduced

Homes & Property

London rents continue to fall as Airbnbs flood the market

Rents in the capital are down 4.2 per cent as tourists stay away and short-let landlords switch to long-term contracts, flooding the market.
Renting

London rents continue to fall as Airbnbs flood the market

Rents in the capital are down 4.2 per cent as tourists stay away and short-let landlords switch to long-term contracts, flooding the market.

Homes & Property

Less than fortnight to avert 'tsunami of evictions' of London renters

Calls for the Government to extend the eviction ban beyond August 23 have intensified.
Renting

Less than fortnight to avert 'tsunami of evictions' of London renters

Calls for the Government to extend the eviction ban beyond August 23 have intensified.

Homes & Property

Rental homes for key workers among leafy Maida Vale's new properties

Key workers earning less than £90,000 a year will be eligible for the Lanark Road scheme, which includes 73 homes starting at £177 a week for a one-bedroom flat.
Buying & Mortgages

Rental homes for key workers among leafy Maida Vale's new properties

Key workers earning less than £90,000 a year will be eligible for the Lanark Road scheme, which includes 73 homes starting at £177 a week for a one-bedroom flat.

Homes & Property

How to swap your London flat for a French chateau to work from home in

How a lockdown stay in a French chateau has inspired a growing business aiming to help Londoners make the most of home working.
Property News

How to swap your London flat for a French chateau to work from home in

How a lockdown stay in a French chateau has inspired a growing business aiming to help Londoners make the most of home working.

Homes & Property

Mark Carney's £5.5m home for sale as 'rockstar banker' leaves London

Known as the George Clooney of finance, Mark Carney was praised for his choice of neighbourhood.
Homes & Property

London rents fall dramatically in the wake of coronavirus lockdown

UK rents are rising but prices in the capital have dropped significantly.
Renting

The 10 London postcodes where rents have fallen by as much as 20%

UK rents are rising but prices in the capital have dropped significantly.

Homes & Property

Countryside rental enquiries from Londoners up by 500% in a year

Working from home sets Londoners free to rent a rural family retreat for summer.
Where to live

The countryside areas where Londoners are renting homes for the summer

Working from home sets Londoners free to rent a rural family retreat for summer.

Homes & Property

Rent Tyra Banks's former Palm Springs home with pool and waterfall

The luxurious southern Californian property, which is now available for short-term rents with AvantStay, is kitted out with artwork chosen by the model.
Celebrity homes

Rent Tyra Banks's former Palm Springs home with pool and waterfall

The luxurious southern Californian property, which is now available for short-term rents with AvantStay, is kitted out with artwork chosen by the model.

Homes & Property

How to score a cheaper parkside rental with a simple postcode swap

If you think you can't afford to live by one of London's nicest parks you could just be looking in the wrong postcode. Here's how you could save thousands of pounds a year.
Luxury

How to score a cheaper parkside rental with a simple postcode swap

If you think you can't afford to live by one of London's nicest parks you could just be looking in the wrong postcode. Here's how you could save thousands of pounds a year.

Homes & Property

Matt Damon's lockdown mansion near Dublin listed for rent on Airbnb

The Hollywood actor and his family spent lockdown in the seaside suburb of Dalkey, near Dublin, where they became fixtures in the community.
Celebrity homes

Matt Damon's lockdown mansion near Dublin listed for rent on Airbnb

The Hollywood actor and his family spent lockdown in the seaside suburb of Dalkey, near Dublin, where they became fixtures in the community.