Category Archives: Intermediate Housing

Westminster Fairer Housing Conference- April 11th

Date: April 11th 2017, 7pm-10pm (doors from 6.30pm) Venue: Stowe Centre, 258 Harrow Road, W2 5ES, (near Royal Oak tube). Speakers include: Karen Buck MP, Westminster North Tom Copley AM, Labour GLA Housing Spokesperson Joanna Kennedy, former Chief Executive of … Continue reading

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Labour calls for more ambition in Westminster Council’s housing plans

Westminster Labour Group has called for Westminster Council to be more ambitious in its plans to provide new social and genuinely affordable housing. In its response to Westminster Council’s draft 5 year Housing Strategy, Labour Councillors have published a wide … Continue reading

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Westbourne Green ‘regeneration’ will do little to tackle overcrowding

Councillor David Boothroyd reveals; “We have been given statistics for overcrowding and for the number of new homes planned within the Westbourne Green Masterplan area: There are 87 families currently overcrowded living on Westbourne Green and 1 family awaiting a … Continue reading

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Westminster North Private Rented Sector Survey: Results and Conclusions

Karen Buck MP has released the findings from her Westminster North Private Rented Sector Survey “Following on from the survey I undertook on basement conversions in early 2013, a survey on the Private Rented Sector was distributed just before Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Housing, Buy to let, Buy-to-leave, Cost of Living, Council rents, Generation Rent, Housing, Housing Repairs, Intermediate Housing, Karen Buck MP, Luxury Housing, Private rented housing, Rent arrears, Westminster North | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Letter to Councillor Philippa Roe calling on her to support the campaign against an above-inflation TFL fares increase for 2014

Councillor Philippa Roe Leader, Westminster City Council Dear Philippa I am writing to ask you to support the campaign against an above-inflation TFL fares increase for 2014. As I am sure you are aware, London has the most expensive commuter … Continue reading

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Westminster Conservatives are planning to let scarce Council flats at ‘intermediate rents’ to those earning over £50,000 a year

Despite 1,000 families living in overcrowded conditions, Westminster Conservatives are planning to let scarce Council flats at ‘intermediate rents’ to those earning over £50,000 a year. In a report to this week’s Housing and Finance Scrutiny Committee, Councillors were asked … Continue reading

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