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January 27, 2021

A positive future for social housing in London: The London Tenants’ Manifesto was launched on 19th January to an audience of tenant representatives from twenty two London boroughs, as well as politicians, think tanks, academics and fellow voluntary sector organisations. The manifesto, which was jointly produced with the…

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December 22, 2020

The Mayor has announced this month that he will end the practice of subsidising the replacement of existing sound-quality social rented homes set to be demolished as part of estate regeneration schemes. This is welcome news. In July last year we published a list of seven things the Mayor…

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December 22, 2020

After lobbying by London Tenants Federation reps, the Mayor is now to spend his affordable housing grant on social rented homes rather than London Affordable Rent. It was announced this month that the Mayor will now use 50% of funding for ‘affordable housing’ in London on social rented homes, with…

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November 25, 2020

Two years on from the publication of the Green Paper, and three years on from the Grenfell Tower fire which prompted it, the Social Housing White Paper was published on 17th November. You can find the document, described as a ‘charter for social housing residents’, here. A summary of…

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September 29, 2020

This government needs to show responsibility and leadership when it comes to social housing. In yet one more crucial respect, they are failing in their job to keep us safe.

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July 14, 2020

Five figures which show why the Mayor should scrap the London Affordable Rent.

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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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  • 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: