Struggling with benefit changes? Contact your council - £20m unclaimed last year
More than £20m meant to help those struggling with housing costs following benefit reforms wasn't spent by councils
25 June 2014
Payday lenders to share real-time information on borrowers
Payday lenders are to use an information sharing service on consumers' borrowing habits to help improve loan decisions
15 January 2014
Rent payments on credit files 'should help tenants'
A new scheme to put rent payments on credit files will start next year, MoneySavingExpert.com understands
11 November 2013
Rogue letting agents face Government crackdown
Letting and property management agents will be forced to join a redress scheme and sign up to a tenants' charter
17 October 2013
Do you rent your home? You can switch energy supplier and save
If you live in rented accommodation and pay energy bills, you should know you can switch suppliers just like homeowners
12 September 2013
Letting agents must be upfront about fees, ad watchdog says
Letting agents have to be up-front about fees in ads for rental properties, says the Advertising Standards Authority
10 September 2013
Student rent costs soar by 8.5%
Student rent prices have soared by 8.5% in the past year, with the average price of a room now reaching £357 per month
5 September 2013
Rents freeze as more people opt to buy homes
Rents across England and Wales stayed the same between May and June as mortgages become more easily available
19 July 2013
MPs call for tougher letting rules
'Cowboy' letting agents who behave badly and charge rip-off fees must face tougher sanctions, MPs have urged
18 July 2013
Letting agency fees 'truly out of control'
Tenants are having to go without food and heating to cover 'out of control' letting agency costs, says Shelter
12 June 2013
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