Category Archives: Housing
Figures show that 15 councils did not record a single fine on the GLA rogue landlord database in the last year. Click here to read more.
An elderly woman has been sleeping on her sofa for two years to escape a major mould infestation in the bedroom of her council flat. Click here to read more.
Planning permission has been granted to redevelop a Grade II listed town hall as part of a two-phase scheme which could include 500 new homes, pending further permission Click here to read more.
A government plan to create 200,000 new homes in England for first-time buyers has resulted in no homes being built, the National Audit Office has found. Click here to read more.
Labour is pledging to cut UK carbon emissions by 10% through the largest home improvement programme for decades. Click here to read more.
Hundreds of teachers and support staff are at risk of losing their home or being unable to pay rent, according to the Education Support Partnership, a charity that provides emergency grants. Click here to read more.
An alarming spike in homeless deaths in east London last year has prompted a charity to call for “urgent action”. Click here to read more.
Local people will hold a sleep out in solidarity with homeless people sleeping on the street and to remember those who have died there as well as providing free meals, dental checks, clothing, haircuts and sleeping bags at event marking World Homeless Week in Waltham Forest. Continue reading