The Waltham Forest Civic Society wanted to protect Walthamstow Town Square. But Waltham Forest Council said no – because planning permission for new homes at the Mall and town square site has already been granted. Click here to read more.
Councils in the UK spent £300 million in three years on placing homeless people in hotels and B&Bs, Freedom of Information figures reveal. Click here to read all.
Campaigners say London should be turned into a rent-controlled city, similar to New York. Click here to read more.
Lack of social housing and rise in universal credit sanctions hit low-income families hardest, report warns. Click here to read more.
Waltham Forest is one of the worst boroughs in London for homelessness levels and levels of temporary accommodation outside the borough. Waltham Forest is one of the worst boroughs in London for homelessness levels and levels of temporary accommodation outside…
Bar staff may need a stiff drink after they discover it will take them almost 130 years to save for a deposit on an average priced UK house – and 320 years for an average property in London. Click here…
For most private tenants, renting is not a lifestyle choice – it’s the only option available to them. Click here to read more.
The authority’s Conservatives have criticised council leader, Cllr Clare Coghill, for going back on a promise made to voters during the local election campaign. Click here to read more.
Amount of rent being paid 10 years ago was only 30 per cent of the total handed over by homeowners – now the figure is more than 75 per cent. Click here to read more.