Property articles

  • How we live together: the property guardians

    ‘It won’t last for ever but it feels like home’

    I’m a master’s student trying to avoid London’s extortionate rents, so property guardianship – a scheme that means you occupy a home and keep it in good condition and free of squatters – is perfect. You trade the security of a tenancy for cheap rent, and must do 16 hours of volunteering a month. I enjoy mentoring at a nearby school; my flatmate Keri gardens at a local graveyard. Continue reading

  • The future of the UK property market

    Despite the Brexit talk, Robert Soning believes the future is bright for the UK property market

  • Trump's Terrible Record on Property Rights

    President Trump's recent threat to use "the military version of eminent domain" to seize property for his border wall highlights the ways in which building the wall would harm the property rights of Americans. Less widely recognized is the fact that the wall policy is just part of a larger pattern of administration policy initiatives and legal positions that threaten property rights on multiple fronts.

    Though federal law allows the federal government to use eminent domain for purposes of...