Solutions to prevent squatting and vandalism

Since 2010, squatting and vandalism have been two major public order issues across the country, more concentrated in big cities but also outside. Their rate’s rise has been caused by economic difficulties, growing unemployment and simultaneous housing price increase. England has at least 610,123 empty residential dwellings, of which the 33% are long-term empty In […]

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The solution for inner city ‘Key Worker’ accommodation

Latest statistics are claiming a huge lack of skilled key workers in the major cities of the country, first London, caused by unaffordable prices for accommodation. Since 2010 the housing market has seen continuous rent increases, with peaks of upto 10%. London is the clearest example, with a average home cost of £526,000 that is 16 […]

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How to stop fly-tipping

In the last year fly-tipping has increased by 7% for the fourth year in a row. This rise is caused in part by the new digital reporting systems, that facilitate people communicating to authorities illegal dumping activities. Unfortunately local councils around UK have recorded a significant growth also in terms of refuse tons. The regions […]

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Affordable accommodation for post graduates

In the first years of their working life, it can be very difficult for post graduates to find affordable accommodation. The risk is spending all the money they’re starting to earn for their rent, without saving any to move away and settle down on their own. This could become an endless circle.   A lot […]

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A better solution to sofa or couch surfing

In the last few years is become very common for young people and post graduate students to be a sofa surfer. Usually they can’t afford to pay a full rent for an apartment in big cities, where they probably have their job or where they’re looking to work. A lot of them have spent a […]

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Spacious rooms to let

Spacious rooms to let are often difficult to find when you are trying to save up money or searching for cheap accommodation, but thanks to Ad Hoc you can easily find large rooms for less the amount of money you would need when looking at other sites and properties. This is the reason why becoming […]

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House sitting

What is house sitting?This is a practice that consists in entrust houses, possessions or pets for a period of time to house sitters. This procedure is very comfortable because, if you are far from home, you can be quiet and you can also leave your pets with someone, if you can’t bring it with you.  […]

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A look at how Ad Hoc can protect your void property

Ad Hoc Property offer a suite of services designed to protect all types of void property. Whether that is empty land which is prone to fly tipping, or various types of buildings which need protection from squatting, asset theft or vandalism. This infographic shows the range of services and the different scenarios that each can […]

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When to use Live in Guardians

To decide when circumstances dictate that live in guardians provide the best solution, just take a few seconds to think about the risk of an empty building: vandalism, squatters, graffiti and other criminal activities. The owner has to deal with these kind of problems, including high rates for an empty property. The solution is people […]

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Who are Property Guardians

Who are Property Guardians and how do they protect empty property A lot of people have empty properties which are unprotected and on top of this the owners must still pay rates. The solution for both questions is  “property guardians”. But, who are they? They are people who live in otherwise empty property paying less […]

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