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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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April 18, 2021

LTF members have selected eight of their many regional policy positions to ask Mayoral and London Assembly Member candidates to sign up to. These are: AFFORDABLE HOUSING: Never use the generic term ‘affordable housing’. Always specify: social rented, affordable rent, intermediate rented or shared ownership. ESTATE REGENERATION: (i) Prioritise support…

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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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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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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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April 20, 2020

‘Joined-up working’, ‘resilience’ and ‘sustainability’ have been buzzwords in the social housing and social care worlds for the past decade or more. One tenants' federation's response to the Coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated these ideals with exception. Here are three things they are doing to help communities in their borough.

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February 5, 2020

There was good news for residents of a 750-home estate in west London before Christmas, as they defeated a threat of demolition which they had fought for over ten years.

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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 22, 2019

One of our Reps, Pat Turnbull, was recently published in Act Local, a collection of essays by Centre for London. This was her contribution.

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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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    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: