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Study shows true number of “hidden” homeless on London’s streets

THE number of “hidden” homeless people in the capital is 13 times higher than those who are visibly sleeping rough, a new report by the London Assembly reveals.  Click here to read more.

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Christian charity providing hot meals for the homeless is looking for your help

Christian Kitchen which provides hot meals for the homeless in Walthamstow will hold a weekend of fundraising events.  Click here to read more.

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Labour conference: Diane Abbott demands justice for Grenfell victims and says disaster highlights Tories’ failure

Diane Abbott has called for justice for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze and said the disaster was a direct consequence of deregulation of fire standards.  Click here to read more.

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Young spend three times more on housing than grandparents

Young people in Britain are spending three times more on housing than their grandparents did, according to the Resolution Foundation think tank.  Click here to read more.

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Private rents “propped up” by taxpayers

Taxpayers’ money is being wasted on “propping up rents” in a “failing housing market”, a report says.  Click here to read more.

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Housing benefit to private landlords up – housebuilding down

But we’re forking out more and more in housing benefit to private landlords.  Click here to read more.

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Unlicensed landlord ordered to repay tenants

A Leytonstone landlord has been prosecuted and ordered to repay over £5,000 to his tenants for renting an unlicensed House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO).  Click here to read more.  If you have any comments you would like to make about

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Cedar Wood House will be closed to the public on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 September 2017

Due tow ork being carried out in the reception area the building will be closed to the public, reopening on Wednesday at 1pm.  Work will continue for several weeks which  will cause some disruption.  If members need urgent assistance regarding

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Waltham Forest’s Housing Summit a Sham

Friday’s Housing Summit held at Waltham Forest Town Hall was glossy materials and slick presentations which boiled down to a series of sales pitches. “Choose my company to be the council’s partner to build homes” or “Let my outfit profit

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Rogue private landlords given £2.5bn a year of public money, new analysis reveals

 Landlords accused of ‘profiteering by selling squalor’ as data reveals how the taxpayer subsidises unsafe homes.  Click here to read more.

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