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London Tenants Federation in the media

Our members, partners and volunteers provide a valuable social housing residents’ perspective on news stories, backed up by first had experience and evidence. Topics we cover include:

  • Social housing need, delivery and allocations
  • Fire and building safety
  • Estate demolition and displacement of low income households from London
  • Housing costs and poverty
  • Homelessness, rough sleeping and overcrowding
  • Right to Buy
  • Housing management and maintenance, and tenant involvement
  • Stereotyping of social housing and its tenants

Broadcast appearances

26.06.2018 Russia Today

Jacob Secker, Secretary of Broadwater Farm Residents Association, calls for a ballot on the proposed demolition of the estate where he and his neighbours live

25.07.2017 Channel 4 News

Andy Bates from the National Federation of Tenant Management Organisations (NFTMO) explains how the TMO responsible for Grenfell Tower is unlike any other TMO in the country

24.04.2012 BBC London News

At 1 minute 33 seconds, Pat Turnbull, LTF Regional Delegate explains why ‘Affordable rent’ is out of reach to most Londoners

 

London, National and Housing Sector Press

02.10.2019 Islington Citizen

London Tenants Federation calls out Town Hall over high service charges

30.09.2019 24Housing

Give tenants greater say in running their own housing

25.09.2019 24Housing

London borough tenants pay three times more in service charges than neighbours

29.08.2019 Inside Housing

Recent policy on social housing rents has spawned inequality – it is time to act

26.07.2019 Inside Housing

London tenants demand an end to ‘stay put’ advice during fires

26.07.2019 24Housing

London tenants want sprinklers in all new and existing tower blocks

30.05.2019 24Housing

Mayor unveils new London Housing Panel

30.04.2019 24Housing

Khan urged to ‘ease the squeeze’ on family-sized social rented homes

29.01.2019 Inside Housing

London tenants call for Statement of Community Involvement from Sadiq Khan

09.11.2018 24Housing

Social rent levels in London rising 10 times faster than median incomes

06.11.2018 24Housing

Report says London should have its own social housing commissioner

26.10.2018 24Housing

League table ranks London boroughs’ delivery of social housing

10.10.2018 Inside Housing

Comment: A national body for tenants would crumble without solid foundations at grassroots level

19.07.2018 24Housing

London needs 40,000 new social rented homes a year

21.06.2018 Inside Housing

Why tenants think their feedback is being ignored

21.06.2018 The Guardian

Council accused of negligence over Tottenham blocks

19.06.2018 The Times

Grenfell Tower had worse fire safety than office buildings

26.05.2018 The Times

Tenants’ Fears Routinely Ignored

24.05.2018 Inside Housing

Comment: ‘Tenant panels’ are no replacement for old-fashioned democratic organisations

03.07.2017 Inside Housing

Tenant group calls for rethink after Grenfell

15.03.2017 24Housing

Tenants group goes up against regeneration in London

13.02.2016 The Guardian

Fear and fury of tenants who say ‘pay to stay’ policy punishes them for working

09.05.2015 The Economist

Regeneration is forcing the working class out of central London

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