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First-time buyers rejoice: we list the major changes between the two schemes that go your way

One of the most popular schemes for homebuying is the Government’s . Under the scheme, the Government lends you 20% of the property price (40% in London) to boost your…


Weekly deaths in England and Wales in 2020 compared to the 10-year average.

My dad was hospitalised in March with high fever, loss of taste, coughing, shortness of breath, and more—pretty much the entire checklist of coronavirus symptoms. Two weeks before, I had struggled to keep up with him while on a stroll at Greenwich Park. …


Time is running out to avoid an “inevitable catastrophe” of homelessness. We cannot depend on the property industry to help us: their solution for the housing crisis is to squeeze us into high-priced micro-homes for rent.

Millennials are no longer the new kids on the block: that title now belongs…


Mythbusted: Far from being the richest, Londoners rank bottom by disposable income across all UK regions

In the 19th century tale, Dick Whittington And His Cat, young Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold and sets off to London to find his fortune. He arrives…


A common nightmare for London millennials is getting a letter from their landlord out of the blue, telling them to get out (officially called a which is 100% legal and does not require any reason to serve).

The , introduced by the Government…

John Lim

Love all things data and maps. Founder of District 34. @mappygolucky

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