Category Archives: City West Homes

Even more ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes – another 20 more stories and only a change of control at Westminster Council will make a difference

When we launched our first set of 20 ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’ in January 2018 we thought that this would spur Conservative Councillors and City West staff in to action. But all we heard was first, a denial … Continue reading

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Churchill Gardens: Labour Councillors call for rebate on residents’ parking permits

Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams, and Labour Action Team member Andrea Mann, have written to Jonathan Cowie, CEO of CityWest Homes, calling for a rebate on residents parking permits in Churchill Gardens. Parking on the estate was previously … Continue reading

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And another 25 more ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’

Labour Councillors have issued a new dossier of another 25 more ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’ this year, following their first report in January 2018, which included 20 Nightmare Stories, and their second report in March with details of … Continue reading

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Westminster Council investigating City West Homes for ex-council buy-back practices

According to ‘Inside Housing’: “Westminster Council’s trading standards team is investigating its own ALMO (City West Homes) for the second time in six months, it has emerged. The authority previously fined City West Homes £15,000 and listed it on the Greater … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour call for further action on fire safety

Ahead of the council elections in May Westminster Labour are setting out their plans for further action on fire safety and calling for reassurance on fire doors. Westminster Council is currently planning a review of all communal fire doors and … Continue reading

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Labour launch further report on ’25 More Nightmare stories from City West Homes’

In January 2018, Westminster Labour Group unveiled a dossier of ’20 Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’. The reaction to this from tenants and leaseholders has been overwhelming, with many more ‘nightmare stories’ coming to light from all over Westminster. … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour’s plan of action to stop CityWest Homes and local Housing Associations failing our residents

Residents are angry with the very poor performance of CityWest Homes, the organisation that manages the homes of council tenants and leaseholders on behalf of Westminster Council. Service standards have clearly deteriorated after Conservative council cuts to the housing management … Continue reading

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