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June 17, 2020

Launching today, Estate Watch is a new resource for London estate communities affected by demolition which we have developed with Just Space. Share your experiences of regeneration online using the hashtag #EstateWatch

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May 11, 2020

The London Tenants Federation has expressed disbelief at tenants’ exclusion from the Deputy Mayor for Housing’s new taskforce for the recovery of London’s housing sector after lockdown.

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May 11, 2020

LTF’s view has always been that intermediate housing, of all types, primarily results in relatively better off households jumping the queue for new affordable housing, leaving behind those most in need, who have been languishing for years on local authority social housing waiting lists.

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April 22, 2020

Trust for London’s Poverty Profile: 2020 was published this week. Among the key findings were: After housing costs, 28% of Londoners are living in poverty 76% of children in poverty in London are in working families – an increase of 8%, or 80,000 children, from five years ago. It…

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April 22, 2020

The UK Housing Review was published this month, and it shatters the myth that social housing is the most subsidised tenure in England.The review found that measures to stimulate homeownership and the private market in England amount to £53bn.

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April 7, 2020

The government’s announcement on 18th March of an eviction ban for social and private renters is woefully inadequate. Social and private tenants who stay at home under government advice must be protected not just from eviction but from rent arrears too. Our statement published on 19th March 2020.

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February 19, 2020

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick is consulting on plans for ‘First Homes’: new homes for sale to first time buyers with £100,000 discounts, targeted at ‘key workers’ such as nurses, police officers and veterans of the armed forces. On the face of it, this is just another scheme targeted at first…

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February 10, 2020

This consultation was announced alongside a number of other measures billed as “the biggest change in building safety for a generation”. But to what extent do the government’s new building safety measures meet tenant demands?

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December 10, 2019

Ahead of the election on 12th December, we pick out some of the key policies for social housing tenants from each of the main parties' manifestos.

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October 31, 2019

2019 has marked 100 years since the Addison Act brought decent low-cost rented housing to working class households across London. From July onward, London and the country as a whole has lit up with social housing estates and neighbourhoods holding parties and events to celebrate the milestone. Ampthill Square Tenants…

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  • Case Study: How Tenant Management turned things around for an estate in Camden

    Meet Lola and Omari, Directors at Godwin and Crowndale Tenant Management Co-op (TMC), and learn how tenants there took control when things were going wrong.

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    News and events in your borough

    Local tenants and campaigning groups’ websites are a great way to keep up to date with what’s going on in your area. Below are a few great examples: