Category Archives: Genesis

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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Westminster Labour opposes the Genesis-Notting Hill Housing Merger

After discussions with residents groups and local Genesis tenants Westminster Labour Group is formally registering its opposition to the proposed merger of Genesis and Notting Hill Housing that will be voted on by shareholders on 16th January. Genesis, the result … Continue reading

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Labour calls for housing associations to be held to account

At the recent Westminster Fairer Housing Conference, organised by Karen Buck and Westminster Labour group, the deep worries about the behaviour of housing associations in Westminster was the main concern for many attendees, as reported by this article in the … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour challenges huge proposed rent rise by Genesis Housing Association

Cllr Adam Hug, on behalf of Westminster Labour Group, and Karen Buck MP have written to the Valuation Office Agency, the Government body that adjudicates changes to regulated tenancies, to oppose plans by Genesis to hike rents for secure tenants … Continue reading

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Karen Buck MP demands an improvement from Genesis at Grand Union Close

Karen Buck MP has called on Genesis to improve its maintenance performance, after receiving three times more complaints from tenants about it than other landlords in her patch. Karen Buck, MP for Westminster North, arranged a meeting with tenants from … Continue reading

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