Category Archives: Housing

No ‘rogue’ landlords fined in half of London councils last year......

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.

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Elderly woman sleeps on sofa for two years to escape council flat mould infestation......

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.

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Borough had decade’s biggest house price rise......

House prices have doubled in Waltham Forest in ten years.  Click here to read more.

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Walthamstow Town Hall to be redeveloped with a possible 500 new homes......

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.

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None of pledged starter homes built, says watchdog......

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.

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General election 2019: Labour pledges billions for home energy upgrades......

Labour is pledging to cut UK carbon emissions by 10% through the largest home improvement programme for decades.  Click here to read more.

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Teachers living in sheds, cars and using food banks as demand for grants rises, charity warns......

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.

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Shelter calls for action as homeless deaths in Redbridge and Waltham Forest rise......

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.

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Activities in Waltham Forest in support of World Homeless Week 6-13 October 2019......

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

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Council’s plan for building 27,000 homes......

The south of the borough is earmarked for significant housing growth.  Click here to read more.

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