Category Archives: Council tenants

Seventy eight homes are empty on Ebury Bridge estate after Westminster Council blunder

According to the ‘Westminster Extra’: “New figures show 87 empty homes on the Ebury Bridge estate, Pimlico, where a massive regeneration project has been botched by the city council. Since 2014 residents have been moving out of the estate, as … Continue reading

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Westminster and CityWest Homes put residents on hold

Westminster City Council and its housing organisation CityWest Homes have left residents hanging on the telephone since implementing their plans to close estate offices and replace them with a new centralised call centre. Labour campaigned against shutting estate offices and … Continue reading

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Labour demand information on Westminster Council plans to charge homeless families £12 a week to store possessions

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Council to release all the internal emails and reports about a letter which was sent to households in temporary accommodation telling them their possessions could be destroyed if they did not pay a weekly … Continue reading

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Churchill Ward Labour Councillors slam further delays and broken promises on the Ebury Bridge Estate

  Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have slammed Westminster Council for further delays and broken promises on the Ebury Bridge Estate. In a strongly-worded letter to new Housing Cabinet Member Rachel Robathan, they say: “We were … Continue reading

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Labour slam Westminster’s plans to put its new council homes in Hounslow

Labour Councillors have slammed new Westminster Council proposals to use funds generated from selling off properties in Westminster to build new 24 council homes, not where they are needed locally, but in the outer London borough of Hounslow. Westminster Council’s … Continue reading

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Council plans to cut support for independent residents’ housing watchdog

Westminster Labour Group has been deeply concerned by the news that Westminster Council is looking to removing support from the Westminster Residents Panel (WRP), the independent group representing residents in the city’s social housing (including Registered Social Landlords/Housing Associations) and … Continue reading

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Labour’s Westminster Councillors call on council to join legal bid to stop forced RTB sales

Labour’s Westminster Councillors have today called on Council Leader, Councillor Philippa Roe, and Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Daniel Astaire, to join other London councils in mounting a legal challenge against the Government plans to force the sale of council … Continue reading

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