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‘Housing will be the basis for all change in our country’: an interview with Living Rent

When a migrant single mother living with two young children was left with exposed raw sewage in her flat after a workman failed to finish a maintenance job, her letting…

Developers must build more housing for the local community

The local Edinburgh children’s hospital is going to be turned into student housing. A fantastic controversial headline, but not really the whole truth. The Royal Hospital for Sick Children, affectionately…

Navigating adulthood is made harder than necessary

Enthusiasm going into university can often blind us from all the mundane adult work that it actually entails; paying your bills, managing your finances and dealing with letting agencies, to…

Alternative living: an interview with Edinburgh Student Housing Co-operative

It sometimes seems that the only option in regard to student housing is moving from your overpriced first-year halls to a crumbling, single-glazed Marchmont flat. However, there are other options…

Sports you can play in your house

Your house is your castle. Why bother leaving your flat if you can have this much fun inside? The Floor is Lava We all remember this absolute classic from our…

Edinburgh’s housing system exploits students

Around this time of year most of us will be trying to work out where to live once the lease is up, necessitating banding together and trying to navigate the…