Category: Housing

Mass rally against four tower blocks in Walthamstow

Campaigners battling plans to build four high-rise tower blocks in Walthamstow Town Square are holding a mass rally. Community group Save Our Square are holding the Mass Rally Against the London Clearances outside City Hall from 2pm to 5pm on

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One in three UK millennials will never own a home – report

Thinktank predicts half will be renting in their 40s and a third ‘by time they claim pensions’.  Click here to read more.

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Housing Crisis Labour-run councils have built more homes than Tory-run councils, Labour research reveals

    LABOUR-RUN councils are outbuilding their Tory counterparts by an average of more than 1,300 new homes each since the Tories took power in 2010, new research released by Labour revealed.  Click here to read more.

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Council leader won’t go to Save Our Square meeting

Waltham Forest Council leader will not attend housing hustings organised by Save Our Square E17. Clare Coghill has decided not to take part in the pre-election event, on April 24.  Click here to read more.

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Bad news if you are a renter in Walthamstow

Rent prices in Walthamstow spike 52 per cent in ten years.  Click here to read more.

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LETTER: Why is the council supporting unaffordable housing schemes?

Whilst it’s welcoming to see the council taking steps to tackle homelessness, the latest plan seeks to place local people even further away from Waltham Forest.  Click here to read more.

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WF Guardian survey: Do you think four high-rise tower blocks should be built in this town square?

The Save our Square campaign who are fighting plans to build four high-rise tower block in Walthamstow Town Square are looking for people to take part in an online survey.  Click here to read more.

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The Mall, Walthamstow, tower block petition rejected – so what’s next?

Campaigners are fighting tooth and nail to stop the plans from going ahead.  Click here to read more.

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London’s Labour leaders in new row over Walthamstow regeneration plans

Council leader and local MP Stella Creasy under fire over housing proposals where just 20% of homes will be ‘affordable’.  Click here to read more.

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Disabled woman & partner to be evicted from home. WFTC & housing campaigners say differently

A disabled woman and her partner are about to be evicted.  Despite having lived in a flat in Brighton Avenue for 20 years, having paid rent consistently, and kept the place in good order, the couple have been informed that

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