They are among about 50 tenants and landlords milling around a basement bar in Shoreditch, east London, wearing their budgets on pink and white lapel stickers, and imbibing a drink or two as they try to find people they might share a house with. About 15, people a year now attend these find-a-flatshare functions, according to the website Spareroom. There are flatmating nights at locations all over the capital, and now in Manchester and New York too. Each location is different, says Matt Hutchinson, who set up Spareroom in and runs the events. The number of speed flatmating nights — and the number of people turning up — have both grown since the credit crisis. At first, there was a post-crisis mortgage shortage squeezed first-time buyers out of the market.
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