Scamming the students First Published 02 January 2016 Bob Miller and Roland Shanks report on how young tenants are being ripped off over their holding deposits The tenancy deposit scheme has reduced the scope for bad landlords and agents to rip off tenants. But letting agents are using another scamRead More →

Victims of geography First Published 02 January 2016 Far from empowering homeless people, the local housing allowance has turned private renting into a location-based lottery, says Wil Horwood Several months after the introduction of the local housing allowance, a number of inconsistencies need ironing out. The way the allowance isRead More →

Party time First Published 04 November 2015 Westminster mole, LPW’s parliamentary correspondent reports Party conferences normally feel like they’re the centre of the world. Or at least it seems that way to the assortment of egos that make up the political community. Well, perhaps not at the Lib Dems, butRead More →