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official figures

London Rental Prices

London rents are now nearly two-thirds of average income

15 January, 20160 Comments
Official figures from the House of Commons library rental figures show that since 2010 private-sector rent has jumped from 49% to 62% of average pre-tax incomes. Back in 2010 tenants spent more than half their income on putting a roof over their heads in only five London boroughs, now that figure has increased to 20
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Another landlord licensing scheme to throw the voters off ? …

24 April, 20140 Comments
Stoke-on-Trent City Council is to introduce a Selective Licensing scheme in the Portland Street area of Cobridge. The area is well known for anti-social behaviour, being the second most deprived in Stoke-on-Trent, and according to council figures 88% of people in the area have a problem with ASB. Of the 797 properties in Portland Street, 394
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