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The Haringey Development Vehicle is on the ropes - now fight to put it down for good

25 January 2018
The HDV is a 'social cleansing' redevelopment affecting seven estates and 4,000 households. A demo and vote on 7 February could kill it.

Seize every chance to defeat the Haringey social cleansing plan

20 January 2018
The fight against the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) continues to expose the contradictions inside the Labour Party.

Elephant and Castle campaigners tell developers to pack their bags

17 January 2018
A strong campaign pressured the Southwark council planning committee to vote down proposals to redevelop the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in south London.

Report reveals fresh safety failings over Grenfell as 2,000 attend silent march

16 January 2018
Seven months after the Grenfell Tower fire, the level of contempt for working class people felt by those responsible is still being revealed.

Industrial round-up - Mears housing workers strike in Manchester

09 January 2018
Workers at a fork lift truck engineering company in Bolton struck on Monday.

US housing predators ready for Britain

09 January 2018
US housing investment firm Blackstone is set to enter the social housing sector in Britain.

Councillor changes view on the hated Haringey Development Vehicle

09 January 2018
The campaign against the social-cleansing Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) has claimed its latest scalp.

Disgraceful Tory Homes agency board member Simon Dudley attacks homeless

04 January 2018
Windsor Tory councillor Simon Dudley wants to clear the town’s streets of homeless people before the royal wedding set to take place there in May.

McDonnell calls for rethink on the HDV

02 January 2018
The battle in Haringey, north London, over the HDV social cleansing deal continues.

LETTERS: Universal Credit nightmare has made me more political

02 January 2018
My mother sadly passed away last May and the tenancy of our flat was transferred to me. I was told to move onto Universal Credit.

Labour must promise ballots over regeneration

02 January 2018
The Labour Party has launched an online survey about the state of social housing in Britain.

Grenfell fire survivors angry at delays and obstructions

02 January 2018
 

Grenfell survivors spurned again, as housing bosses grab millions

30 December 2017
About 100 households that survived the fire spent Christmas Day in hotels, and some did not receive money they had been promised

Labour councillors wanted bribes for planning permission, tape suggests

12 December 2017
Labour politicians in Tower Hamlets, east London, have been accused of arranging to accept bribes from property developers.

Grenfell fire survivors slam inquiry and plan to protest

05 December 2017
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have launched a petition calling on Tory prime minister Theresa May to give them more input into the inquiry into the causes of the fire.

Estates campaign caused the Labour right’s woe in Haringey council

05 December 2017
The battle between left and right in the Labour Party has come starkly into the open in Haringey, north London.

March against estate demolitions in Brixton

05 December 2017
Some 200 people marched through Brixton against the demolition of six estates in the south London borough of Lambeth last Saturday.

Strikers want better pay—and ‘an end to Mears’

28 November 2017
Housing maintenance workers in Manchester are stepping up their fight for pay parity.

Vicious housing attack is on the rocks in Haringey

28 November 2017
Plans for a regeneration project by a Labour-run council has split the local party—and campaigning has pushed back the right, says Alistair Farrow

Housing summit vows to fight against gentrification, and for safer homes

26 November 2017
Some 200 housing campaigners, tenants and residents came together to discuss the way forward for the housing movement.

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