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October 15, 2019

Had all the boroughs hit their London Plan targets between 2005 and 2017 we would now have an additional 53,375 social and affordable rent homes across the capital. This briefing crunches the numbers to breakdown borough by borough the shortfall in delivery of social and affordable rent homes over this…

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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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September 11, 2019

Between 2004 and 2018, fifteen London councils lost more social housing (homes for social or ‘affordable’ rent) than was built in their boroughs. That is to say they made a negative net contribution to the capital’s social housing stock. Which are the worst offenders? Welcome to the league table that…

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July 25, 2018

In times of struggle, tenants and residents’ associations are pleased to receive support from others. We feel that support that facilitates tenant empowerment is the best kind of support.  This document provides some do’s…

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March 8, 2017

An information booklet for and by council and housing association tenants in London on dealing with estate ‘regeneration’ demolition proposals.

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June 8, 2015

This booklet was developed in 2015 for social housing residents facing potential demolition and/or refurbishment of their homes and estates. We produced it alongside Just Space and UCL’s Engineering Exchange to help residents: • When decisions are being made about demolition and refurbishment of their homes. • To build…

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June 8, 2014

This policy briefing was produced by University College London with input from London Tenants Federation. It summarises the main factors involved when deciding whether to refurbish or demolish social housing, including environmental and economic costs and benefits.

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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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