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July 16, 2016

What is the lifespan of a building and how is it estimated? How does this affect decision-making about the future of a building or estate? This fact-sheet, produced in collaboration with UCL Engineering, seeks to answer these questions, with case studies and checklists.

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May 31, 2016

Learn about our work and achievements in 2015-16.

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December 16, 2015

Tenants, leaseholders and their associations often have problems in dealing with the many different contractors and sub-contractors that are employed to provide housing management, day to day repairs and decent homes or major repairs works by council and housing association landlords. These can include: lack of accountability, difficulty in knowing…

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August 27, 2015

Having problems with landlord contractors? This briefing provides advice and information to help your Tenants and Residents Association hold your landlord to account and get the standard of service you and your neighbours deserve.

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July 8, 2015

Written submission ( 2015) and proposals to London Assembly on negative impacts of extending the right to buy to housing associations.

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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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May 31, 2015

Learn about our work and achievements in 2014-15.

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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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December 1, 2010

The Government sets out its view that social housing is a broken, centrally-controlled system, with inflexible ‘lifetime’ tenancies and rents, and that it is in need of reform. At best, the proposals simply ignore the huge need for low-cost secure rented housing in stable communities where households may safely raise…

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