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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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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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October 22, 2019

In May 2019 the Government launched a consultation on a revised rent standard, to come into effect from April 2020. This is the response we made to that consultation.

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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 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.

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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.

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April 16, 2019

In April 2019 we responded to the Affordable Housing Commission’s draft report, ‘Defining and measuring housing affordability – an alternative approach’.  This is our response to the proposals for a new measure of affordability relating housing costs to household incomes.

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July 16, 2017

This briefing from July 2017 assesses Mayor Sadiq Khan’s claims that his new London Living Rent and London Affordable Rent are ‘genuinely affordable’.

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December 16, 2016

130 tenant representatives from across London attended our Annual Conference in 2016 to discuss what next following the government’s Housing and Planning Act. This conference report summarises the presentations and discussions held.

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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:

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

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