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LTF JOB ADVERTISEMENT Communications manager This is a new two day a week post focused on developing & delivering an effective and sustainable communications strategy with tenant volunteers and LTF co-ordinator. The purpose of the post is to raise LTF's profile and formalise it as a key public commentator on not-for-profit housing in London; manage our presence in the public sphere; project positive messages that reflect the reality and vibrancy of the social housing sector and challenge ill-informed negative stereotypes of social tenants. Deadline for applications is 9am Thursday 18th January 2018 Links to: Job description & person specification, application form and equalities monitoring form

LTF has recently been successful in applying for grant funding from Trust for London, covering two part-times posts (including the one listed above). We will be focusing on work set out on our 'news page'

London social housing tenants and residents associations, tenant management organisations and co-operatives are invited to become LTF Associate Members. See more on our 'about us' page for more details' Associate membership is £25 pa.

LTF response to the draft London Housing Strategy (07.12.17) and proposal to the Mayor on engaging community and voluntary sector groups in developing and monitoring the London Housing Strategy

'Genuinely affordable' housing or simply more of the affordable housing con'? LTF's analysis of new and rebranded forms of 'affordable housing' types, introduced by Sadiq Khan, and delivery targets.

Only 10% of new and additional homes delivered in London in 2015/16 were social / affordable rent homes, while the London Plan target is for 25% 126% of the market homes target were met. (LTF analysis of data from the 2017 London Plan Annual Monitoring Report).

Grenfell Tower - LTF statement LTF press release - Grenfell fire proves tenants voices must be heard

Holding on to what we have now and why (2017) An information booklet for and by council and housing association (social) tenants in London on dealing with estate ‘regeneration’ demolition proposals