Category Archives: Social Housing Rent

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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A double whammy for social housing in Westminster

A recent report by the respected housing charity Shelter has identified that under the Conservative Government’s plans to sell off high value council homes would mean Westminster has to sell off a massive 76.3% of its much needed council homes … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour Councillors hit out at ‘bullying behaviour’ by Network Stadium over rent ‘in advance’ changes

After being alerted by a local charity, Westminster Labour Councillors have written to social housing landlord Network Stadium to investigate reports that all their tenants, including those whose rent is paid or partly-paid by Housing Benefit, have received letters saying … Continue reading

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