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February 17, 2020

Welcome to the first episode in our Tenants' Hall Sessions podcast series. In this episode we hear from John Boughton, historian and author of Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing.

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February 17, 2020

John Boughton, historian and author of Muncipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing, kicked off the London Tenants Federation annual conference in November 2019 with a whistle-stop tour of some of the best examples of social housing estates built in London. These are the presentation slides that accompanied…

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February 5, 2020

The English Housing Survey headline report 2018/19 was published in January. We’ve pulled out some of the key statistics for social renters and compared the national picture to that in London, and the picture for tenants compared to homeowners. The London data is from the Greater London Authority’s Housing in…

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January 7, 2020

Read about our work and achievements in 2018-19.

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December 16, 2019

Denis Lyons, tenant of One Housing Group, describes the gap between the landlord’s advertised system for handling complaints and reality. Dennis was speaking at the London Assembly Housing Committee open mic session about social housing after Grenfell, held jointly with London Tenants Federation in May 2018.

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December 16, 2019

Ron Hollis, a tenant of Lambeth council, describes the wearing away of tenant democracy within his local authority and the slipping of social housing down the council’s agenda. He concludes: “The Mayor of London can act by establishing, recognising and supporting good practice” in tenant engagement. Ron was speaking at…

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December 16, 2019

Lee Page, a social housing consultant, makes the case for landlords to be compelled to hold meaningful conversation with their tenants and tenant representatives. Lee was speaking at the London Assembly Housing Committee open mic session about social housing after Grenfell, held jointly with London Tenants Federation in May 2018.

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December 13, 2019

Molly Ayton, tenant of Notting Hill Genesis, describes tenant representation within her landlord as “a completely fraudulent process which undermines the social purpose of housing associations”. She describes how Notting Hill Genesis has no elected tenants on committees and the results of a consultation on the organisation’s recent merger were…

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November 4, 2019

Housing delivery is not meeting Londoner’s needs, with its massive under-delivery of social-rented and affordable rent homes. Despite overall targets not being met, there was still an over-delivery of market homes. This briefing analyses data from the 2019 Annual Monitoring Report of the London Plan.

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November 4, 2019

This is the full agenda and booking details for our upcoming Annual Conference, which will be held on Saturday 23rd November at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church.

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