housing

Household Bills

Moving into a shared house or just want to know about bills in general? Here’s a guide on what needs to be paid. Council tax Council tax is paid towards local authorities for the services they provide to the area.

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Get A Good Deal

Are you thinking of renting your own place? It’s worth making sure you get a good deal from the landlord. Ready to rent? Finding the right property, deciding who to live with and figuring out whether you can afford to pay bills and

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Runaway

Why do some young people feel that running away is their only option? n2k talks to one young runaway and looks at the support available for young people. Why do young people run away? Around 86, 000 children and young

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Finding Accommodation

Couldn’t get halls for uni and desperately need to find accommodation? n2k gives you tips on how to find the best student house. When to start looking Accommodation is one of the most important things you need to sort out.

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Party Problems Solved

Everyone loves a party, especially at this time of year, and while most parties go without a hitch, sometimes it can all go wrong. Never fear n2k is here for ways to deal when things do go wrong. Gatecrashers Sometimes

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Do You Know Your Rights?

Music’s rising star Lady Sovereign is supporting a campaign to make young people aware of their rights if their home is under threat. According to homeless charity Shelter, almost half of 16 to 25 year olds don’t know where to

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Life On The Street – Homelessness

Imagine what it’s like to live on the streets, with no safe place to sleep and no guarantee of a decent meal. Need2know talks to Benjamin, one young person who went through this experience and managed to turn his life around.

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Sofa Surfing

When you think about homelessness, you might picture somebody living on the streets, sleeping rough. That’s not the only form of homelessness, however. ‘Sofa surfing’ is a form of homelessness that affects many homeless young people. What is it? People

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Homelessness: The Facts

When people think of the homeless, they usually think of people who ‘sleep rough’ on the streets. You don’t have to be sleeping on the streets to be classed as homeless. Street homelessness is what most of us come into

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Halls Or House?

If you’re heading to university this year, one of the things you’ll want to think about is where you’re going to live. While some first years decide to live in halls of residence, others decide to stick their neck out

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