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October 31, 2019

On 14th August 2018, the Government published its Social Housing Green Paper for “fundamental reform to ensure social homes provide an essential, safe, well managed service for all those who need it.” This is the response we gave to the consultation.

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October 2, 2019

Poornima Karunacadacharan of Race on the Agenda (ROTA) explains the need for landlords, including housing associations, to comply with the Public Sector Equalities Duty and for socio-economic disadvantage to be treated as a protected characteristic alongside race, disability and other characteristics. Poornima was speaking to the London Assembly Housing Committee…

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October 2, 2019

Lifelong social housing tenant and Regional Delegate for London Tenants Federation, Pat Turnbull, speaks up for social housing as “the best way of providing good housing for a very large section of people”. She also explains the importance of neighbours sticking together and forming Tenants and Residents Associations. Pat…

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October 2, 2019

Mick O’Sullivan, Chair of the London Federation of Housing Co-operatives, explains how housing co-ops do better than the big housing associations for tenant satisfaction and financial security. Mick is speaking at the London Assembly Housing Committee open mic session on social housing after Grenfell, held jointly with London Tenants Federation…

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September 24, 2019

As of 2002, councils which owned housing stock were given a financial incentive to introduce service charges as a separate and additional cost to rents. As part of a series looking at the rising costs of social housing in London, this document looks at what the different boroughs are now…

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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…

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July 25, 2019

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

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July 23, 2019

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

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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.

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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.

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