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Private tenants in Scotland ‘face big rent rises and mass evictions’ from April | Scotland

Private tenants in Scotland face huge rent increases and mass evictions as emergency protection expires at the end of next month, campaigners have warned. Ruth Gilbert, national campaign chair for Scottish tenant union Living Rent, said that while the Scottish Government had “effectively rubber-stamped rent increases from April”, the transitional measures were inadequate and confusing, […]

Illinois apartment boarded up with tenants still inside, residents claim

Some tenants living in an Illinois apartment complex claimed they were trapped inside when the condemned property was suddenly boarded up on Friday. WLS-TV report. An apartment complex in Chicago's south suburb of Harvey was recently boarded up after the city deemed it uninhabitable due to unsafe living conditions. The complex is also reportedly a […]

NYC tenants sue landlord, city over installation of roof battery

Aggrieved renters in Brooklyn have filed an unusual lawsuit regarding battery storage. At 315 Berry Street in Williamsburg, residents have filed a lawsuit against the city and the building's owner over a plan to have a private company install a giant lithium-ion battery on the roof. If built, the substation would be the first in […]

Wisconsin landlord sisters admit to stealing tenants dog, facing no jail time

Two Wisconsin landlords admitted to stealing a tenant’s dog after a dispute over a lease, but the dog remains missing a year after the trial began, but no prison sentences will be imposed. Not done. On Halloween 2022, Susan Haas, 64, and her sister Sarah Engeses, 62, took Simon, a rat terrier owned by Linnea […]

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