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20
Dec

Housing Campaign update

In General

So far SUSU’s housing campaign has seen us get in touch  with the top 10 worst offending Letting Agencies as declared by you who filled in the Vent about your Rent survey (still available to read online or in the Advice Centre). Here, we asked them to sign up to six pledges to improve the service that they provide to students. We also got in contact with the local Residence Associations about working together to lobby councillors about To Let signs .

We’ve now got five of the worst rated Letting Agencies  to sign up to our “Don’t Rush” pledges.  … Read the rest

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19
Nov

Vent about your Rent – the facts

In General

The results from the Vent about your Rent survey are in. We’ve got lots of interesting information coming up on how to help you when it comes to Letting Agencies, but for now we thought we’d share with you just a few useful rent facts –

  • “Vent about your Rent fact #1: Out of all students who said they felt pressured into signing for a housing contract, 64% said that this pressure came from Letting Agencies. SUSU is going to speak with the ‘lowest rated’ landlords to get them to stop this pressure – we’ll let you know how the
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