Rental Housing

California gearing up for big battle over rent control

Battle lines are forming over what could be one of the most contentious fights about housing in California in decades.<p>I’m talking about Proposition …

Housing

How interior stylist Marianne Cotterill turned her family home into a business

Your home is probably the most expensive thing you will ever buy - but there are ways in which it can help pay for itself, and they don't have to involve Airbnb. When interior stylist Marianne Cotterill and her family moved into their Victorian north London house in 2003, an idea presented …

Farrow & Ball

Help Pay for College by Buying a Rental Property in a College Town

The cost of a college degree continues to outpace inflation and shows little sign of slowing. When it comes for paying for college, parents and …

Real Estate

Minneapolis teen drowns in Crosby

<b>CROSBY, Minn. (WCCO)</b> – A 13-year-old boy has died after being swept away on Friday evening by strong currents at the Armour No. 2 Mine Pit Lake near …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Athletics acquire RHP Familia from Mets

The New York Mets traded closer Jeurys Familia to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday, a transaction announced by both clubs.<p>Oakland shipped two minor leaguers -- third baseman Will Toffey and right-hander Bobby Wahl -- to the Mets as well as $1 million in international bonus money.<p>The right-handed …

Baseball

Trump chicken to sail on San Francisco Bay once again

If you missed it the first time, the Trump chicken is going to set sail on San Francisco Bay Sunday.

Donald Trump

Plans for Saanich’s Nigel Valley to step out of shadow

Plans for a major housing development in Saanich’s urban core are becoming more concrete as the redevelopment of the Nigel Valley area near Municipal …

Vancouver Island

Yes, You Can Rent Out Your Backyard

What if you could make extra money from your property without renting out your home? With the rise in popularity of Airbnb and other short-term home …

Outdoor Spaces

Boulder landlords, still neutral on Section 8 protections, again want to delay vote

Boulder's landlords are again asking for more time before the City Council considers expanding protections that would block rental housing owners …

Housing

SDCC ’18: Here’s what Deadpool’s dream suite would look like

To celebrate the release of <i>Deadpool 2</i>, Fox Home Entertainment created a pop up at SDCC by renting out the nicest suite at the Hard Rock Hotel and …

Comics

Chorlton shopping precinct set to be knocked down and redeveloped - but not until 2021

Chorlton's ageing precinct shopping centre is set to be knocked down as part of major council proposals for the district - but not until 2021.<p>Town …

Social Housing

Renting? In Ridgefield? With Pets? Here Are Your Best Options

You can't live without your faithful four-footed companion, but many landlords in Ridgefield won't see it your way. Here are a few that do.<p>Single …

Pets

Here are the most expensive neighborhoods in NYC

Real estate data provider PropertyShark just released their quarterly roundup of NYC's most expensive neighborhoods, which tallies sales between …

Real Estate

The American dream may not involve home ownership anymore

American families today are increasingly renting homes instead of buying them.<p>The number of families with children under the age of 18 who also own …

Real Estate

Rent control and inclusionary housing policies are self-interested and harmful

With the cost of California housing continuing to surprise even people who thought they were beyond such surprises, the pressure to “do something” …

Housing

Boris Johnson still living in £20million Foreign Office mansion despite resignation

Boris Johnson is reportedly still living in the taxpayer funded Foreign Office house despite resigning from the role 12 days ago<p>The former Foreign …

Boris Johnson

5 Points to Seriously Consider Before Jumping Into That House Hack

“House hacking” may be a newer term, but it describes a concept that has been widely popular in real estate investing for decades. Instead of buying …

Real Estate

City of Burnaby makes move to preserve rental housing in Metrotown area

The City of Burnaby has made a move to preserve some of its rental housing supply in the Metrotown area.<p>On Thursday, council moved to send back two …

Housing

Serial conman's flat 'stripped bare' before eviction

A Gold Coast conman is back in the spotlight after a penthouse he was renting was found damaged and stripped of its furniture and several …

Washing Machines

Gen Z Is Ready To Rent: How To Reach The Post-Millennial Generation

In the multifamily industry, millennials have dominated the conversation for every professional from developers to leasing agents. But it’s time now to start talking about Generation Z entering the renting population. Gen Z is a generational cohort born between 1998 to 2016. They’ve never lived …

Social Media

Gauri Lankesh murder: Man who took house on rent held

Police sources said the SIT’s probe led to Nayak, a resident of Dakshina Kannada, after a phone link to him was found in the diary of Amol Kale, 37, …

Social Media

Half of renters forced into debt to start new tenancies

The cost of renting has risen to the point that two in five renters are forced into debt when starting new tenancies, according to new research.<p>Consumer group Which? found that 43pc of renters have had to use a credit card, loan or overdraft, or borrow from family or friends, to fund a …

Housing

Amazon rented 330k hotel rooms in Seattle last year

<i>Many of the listings that appear on MonkeyMiles are from companies which we receive compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products</i> …

New Jersey

Rising rent forcing retailers out on South Broadway

As a Denver neighborhood sees growing interest from visitors and new residents, some small businesses say they're being priced out.

Housing

Rent control, housing on November ballot

Coalition march in Sacramento April 23, 2018 announcing signature submission for Costa-Hawkins ballot measure. (Photo courtesy AHF)<p>Here’s a …

Housing

Renting in San Francisco: what will $2,500 get you?

Curious just how far a housing dollar goes in San Francisco?<p>We rounded up the latest rental offerings via Zumper to get a sense of what to expect …

San Francisco Bay Area

The manager of the last Blockbusters in Alaska speaks out on the death of the chain, nostalgic tourists, and Russell Crowe's jockstrap

The manager at the last remaining Blockbusters in Alaska is tired of talking about Russell Crowe's jockstrap.<p>In May, John Oliver and HBO donated a bizarre assortment of Russell Crowe paraphernalia to an Anchorage Blockbuster, one of the two remaining locations of the video-rental chain in the …

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South Africa:Paraplegic Man Faces Eviction

[GroundUp] Paul Gerber, 50, who is paraplegic due to a spinal injury, and his two children, aged nine and 15, are facing eviction. They are unable to …

Africa

Landlord fined £750 after Derry court hears eight men entered tenant's property and cut off water and electricity following rent difficulties

A landlord who was charged with forcing a tenant to give up their occupancy has been fined £750 at Derry Magistrate's Court sitting in Omagh. John …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Letters: Reader worries for the end to the Cupertino Library Commission

Dear Editor,<p>Within the next month, Cupertino City Council is likely going to consider dissolving the city’s Library Commission; a body of appointed …

Librarianship