Publications
Filter Publications
July 25, 2019

Two years after the deaths of 72 people in the fire at Grenfell Tower, the government is currently consulting on proposals for a new Building Safety Regulator. Their consultation document, Building a Safer Future, can be read online here. We are urging all social housing tenants and leaseholders to respond…

Read more
July 25, 2019

Presentation slides from the fire safety event held on Friday 19th July 2019.

Read more
July 23, 2019

This briefing paper summarises the main proposals made by the government for reform of the Building Safety Regulatory System.

Read more
July 5, 2019

This briefing sets out our analysis of the London Mayor’s London Living Rents. The analysis shows that that this ‘affordable housing’ product is in fact unaffordable to the vast majority of households with net equivalised median incomes or below.

Read more
July 5, 2019

Between February and April 2019, the National Housing Federation (NHF) held a consultation on their draft four-point plan, ‘Together with Tenants’, to, as they put it, “build a collaborative, balanced relationship between housing associations and their tenants and residents.” This document summarises our response.

Read more
July 4, 2019

The draft new London Plan says 50% of all new homes should be ‘genuinely affordable’, but up to 70% of these could be intermediate tenures such as shared ownership homes for households who are not on the waiting list for social housing. According to the Mayor’s latest assessment of housing…

Read more
July 4, 2019

Less than 5,000 new homes either for social or 'affordable' rent were built in London in 2016-17. Yet the Mayor's latest assessment of housing need shows that more than 40,000 new homes are needed per year in London if we are to address London's backlog of unmet need as well…

Read more
June 25, 2019

Rent restructuring was introduced in 2002 aimed at ‘convergence’ of social rents – aligning rents of council and housing association tenants within 10 years. Has this been achieved and what has been the outcome for tenants? This briefing provides the facts.

Read more
June 1, 2019

Meet Lynn, Chair of Poynders Gardens Tenants and Residents Association (TRA) in Clapham.

Read more
June 1, 2019

Meet Lola and Omari, tenants on the Godwin & Crowndale TMC Board, and learn how tenants there took control when things were going wrong.

Read more
  • 1
  • 2
  • Further resources

    There are many groups and organisations doing important work to support social housing, tenants and leaseholders in London. For further information and resources, check out some of the following:

    Members see more

    TRAs, TMOs and social housing co-ops can now join us as Associate Members and access further LTF publications and resources.

    Find out more