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Fascinating letters document Charles Dickens’ £1,780 purchase of his ‘dream home’ in Kent – and how he allowed current tenant to carry on living there for two years while he carried out repairs

Fascinating historical letters documenting Charles Dickens’ purchase of his ‘dream home’ and how he was a convivial landlord have been discovered. The Victorian writer who originally hails from Portsmouth, Hampshire walked past Gad’s Hill Place as a child with his father who told him ‘you will live there one day if you work hard enough’.

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Sad eviction of property manager’s tenant in Perth revealed

The devastating reality of the country’s crippling housing crisis greeted a property manager this week when she had to personally remove an evicted tenant from a rental. Property manager Ashleigh Goodchild arrived at a house in Perth expecting the tenant, who had defaulted on her payments, to have vacated the property or at least removed

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Rent crisis: Sydney tenant disputes $350 raise at NCAT

A young Sydney woman who has become the face of Australia’s housing crisis has revealed an “interesting” result after defying a whopping $1,400 a month rent hike earlier this year. Shantel Schmidt, 32, who lives in Redfern in inner Sydney, has received notice that her rent will go up by a staggering $350 a week.

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