Call for moratorium on private housing rental

KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) and a group of 16 non-government organisations (NGOs) that have joined hands to create the Rent Freeze Committee are calling for a moratorium on all private housing rental for a one year period.

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Insurance instead of security deposits for tenants

As property values have skyrocketed beyond the means of many ordinary citizens of many countries, and as even paying for the deposits required for renting a property becomes a burden that many cannot carry, the question that one individual has answered is: how do you make rental housing more affordable? A start-up has managed to make things cheaper immediately, by eliminating the security deposit.

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Sex for rent in the UK as a housing crisis deepens

KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): We have all heard of Sugar Daddy stories where sexual favours are given in return for presents or cash but the housing crisis in urban centres of the United Kingdom (UK) has given rise to the phenomenon of landlords getting sex by offering rent free accommodation.

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