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September 23, 2022

On 7th September 2022, the London Assembly Planning and Regeneration committee held the first of two meetings about the future of planning in London. The committee had invited civic and community groups to the meeting to comment on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the communities they work…

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July 24, 2022

The Welfare Reform and Works Act 2016 required social housing tenants’ rents to be decreased by 1% each year for four years from 2016. Rents had increased significantly through the Government’s 2002 policy of ‘rent restructuring’ which aimed to bring council rents up to higher housing association rents levels.  Levels…

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July 15, 2022

Key info: Date: 28 July Time: 2 pm – 3 pm Where: Zoom, email sarah@londontenants.org for the Zoom link Topic: Project-specific meeting — updates on the Central Corridor network’s work collectively mapping an alternative to the Mayor’s Central Activities Zone (‘CAZ’) Action items: (1) Help identify council and housing…

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April 3, 2022

Thursday, 28th April, 6:30 pm — South London Sub-Regional (Zoom) Meeting    Accessing legal support and building stronger, organised social housing tenants’ voices in South London: Rhiannon Hughes (South West London Law Centres) will join us to discuss how the law and legal representatives can support tenants’…

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March 16, 2022

In our efforts to support and strengthen social housing tenants’ voices in London, we have established a new non-voting membership for individual tenants and residents’ associations, tenant managed organisations and co-operatives, in addition to our core membership. We are also providing more opportunities for tenants’ representatives to share, exchange and…

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January 17, 2022

LTF started 2022 with two new 3-day-a-week staff members who will work with our coordinator, members and directors to deliver our new and continued grant-funded projects. This work includes: organising LTF sub-regional meetings (in addition to our core members’ general meetings, events and conferences) and developing tenant networks focused on…

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January 13, 2022

This is a second comment piece from LTF discussions on Housing without Landlords, which were held in the preparation work for developing The London Tenants Manifesto – a positive future for social housing.   The comment is from Richard Lee, a Southwark council tenant. After 4 decades of housing privatisation…

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January 13, 2022

In the extensive work that LTF carried out in preparation for developing The London Tenants Manifesto – a positive future for social housing, we held some discussion on ‘Housing without Landlords’ The following is a comment piece from that discussion by Ron Bartholomew, CEO Middlesex Housing Co-operative, in which…

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July 2, 2021

The London Housing Panel, which was set up in May 2019 to enable tenants and community and voluntary sector (CVS) groups to engage with the Mayor of London about his housing policies, is already under threat of closure.  Sadiq Khan has said he will cease its funding in March 2022.

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June 14, 2021

As we remember the 72 people who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower today, 14.06.21,  Liam Kelly one of our social housing tenant volunteers asks what has happened in the four years since that avoidable tragedy. Will the Grenfell Inquiry be another judicial whitewash as per those of  Hillsborough…

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  • LTF Single Issue and Sub-Regional Meeting Dates

    Single issue meetings Sept-Dec 2022

    • Fuel Poverty & (Carbon) Net Zero – 8th Sept 4.30 – 6pm
    • Fire & Building Safety, repairs and major works meeting –  29th Sept – 4.30 – 6 pm
    • Rents & Service Charges – 20th Oct- 4.30 – 6 pm
    • Overcrowded Homes – 10th Nov – 4.30 – 6 pm
    • Fuel Poverty & (Carbon) Net Zero – 8th December – 4.30 – 6 pm

    Email joseph@londontenants.org for more information

    Sub-regional meetings Sept-Dec 2022 

    • E London – 4th Oct  1 pm – 2.30 pm
    • Central London – 8th Nov 1 pm – 2.30 pm
    • S London – 22 November 1 pm – 2.30 pm

    Event for housing association tenants – in October – date to be confirmed.

    Email sarah@londontenants.org for more info about the sub-regional meetings and housing association event.

     

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