Category Archives: Private landlords

CityWest Residential under investigation by ……Westminster City Council

CityWest Residential, a subsidiary of Westminster City Council’s ALMO, City West Homes, is being investigated by Westminster City Council’s Trading Standards department for breaches of the Consumer Rights Act. CityWest Residential trades as an estate agency, lettings agency and property … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Affordable Housing, City West Homes, Council housing, Council leaseholders, Council rents, Homeless Families, House building, Housing, Housing Associations, Housing Benefit, Housing Repairs, Intermediate Housing, Private landlords, Private rented housing, Private rents, Social Housing, Social Housing Rent, Temporary accommodation | Leave a comment

Standing up for private renters: West End Labour wants to hear your views

The West End Labour Action Team has launched its 5 point plan for private renters. The team is calling on residents, businesses and workers in the West End to feedback their views. Click here to get your voice heard. The … Continue reading

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Housing in Westminster – some constructive suggestions

Below is a letter to the Leader of Westminster Council from Church Street Labour Councillor Vincenzo Rampulla Dear Philippa, Housing in Westminster – some constructive suggestions At last week’s Council meeting, I felt very little was said about housing in … Continue reading

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Karen Buck introduces a Private Members Bill to require all private rented accommodation to be provided and maintained as “fit for human habitation”

Karen Buck MP for Westminster North secured ninth place in the Private Members’ Bill Ballot on 4 June 2015. She subsequently presented the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill on 24 June. The purpose of the Bill is “to amend … Continue reading

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