How to avoid living in a van down by the river

Don't get caught in 'feeding frenzy': comparison-shop for student housing

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

A house

Flooded basements, rodent infestations, caved-in ceilings, belligerent landlords " Glenn Matthews has heard it all.

Matthews, a Housing Mediation Services officer who handled students housing problems for years, shared his knowledge with The Gazette to help students avoid common housing problems. (read more)

How to avoid living in a van down by the river - Part II

How to stay alert and stay safe: a few tips for renting in London

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

Many students only consider rent and location when looking for rental housing, but there are also lots of legal issues to examine.

The most important law concerning tenant safety is the requirement that landlords provide working smoke alarms. (read more)


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