As many as one in seven homes in Hyde Park and Woodhouse are left unlocked. Officers from the local Neighbourhood Policing Team inspected over 300 properties in the student area, in an effort to highlight the dangers of break-ins and burglaries. Police said there is a “major concern” about unlocked doors and windows in the [...]
The Union is fighting a Council proposal that will change the provision of student houses in Hyde Park and Headingley. The plans, approved by Leeds City Council in 2011 and still being developed, are designed to restrict the future conversion of properties into ‘houses of multiple occupancy’ (HMOs) – the legal term for the houses [...]
I’m writing this because I feel like I am part of a problem that is being fully ignored in Leeds and across the UK in general. I’m a student in Leeds at the moment. I know us students probably don’t have the best reputation, but that’s really only the minority. Most of us are still [...]
I have written about my house before in this column but seeing as this is a housing special I thought I would provide an update. Things have gotten worse, much worse. In fact there is so much wrong with my house that it is easier to mention what is working rather than waste my precious [...]
Notorious landlords Tariq and Khalid Zaman have been fined in excess of £10,000 at Leeds Magistrates Court.
Leeds Student speaks to Janos Taller of J&E Taller Property Management about what he looks for in prospective tenants.
Unipol have released figures revealing over 4,000 surplus bed spaces in Leeds over the past year.
Paul Gold, LUU Community Officer tells Leeds Student some of his tips for dealing with landlords and finding the perfect house.