23 May 2019
Living in Prospect House is dangerous. It is an old office block just off the North Circular motorway in north London which has been converted into studio flats. It is separated from the motorway by a single slip road.
30 April 2019
Almost two years after the Grenfell Tower fire, people across Britain are suffering the “trauma” of living in tower blocks with similar flammable cladding.
24 April 2019
Labour has pledged to end the scandal of developers converting office blocks into flats if it wins the next election
15 April 2019
People in desperate housing need are being forced to live in an old office block next to the North Circular road, a six lane motorway that loops through north London.
02 April 2019
Workers engineer a 24-hour walkout
31 March 2019
A scandal over access to a communal play area has raised wider questions about the ownership of public space under capitalism, writes Alistair Farrow
26 March 2019
The Tories have appointed an “independent specialist contractor” to conduct environmental checks of the area around Grenfell Tower.
19 March 2019
Hundreds of people joined the monthly Silent Walk to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire on Thursday of last week.
19 February 2019
A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.
22 January 2019
London councils are paying over £22 million a year to rent back homes they were forced to sell under the Tories’ Right to Buy scheme.
15 January 2019
Notorious racist landlord Fergus Wilson is throwing hundreds of people onto the street.
08 January 2019
Tory MP Johnny Mercer has attacked the Ministry of Defence for housing soldiers in unsafe barracks. “Animals would not be housed in such dangerous conditions,” he said.
13 December 2018
The number of households living in temporary accommodation has rocketed by 71 percent under Tory austerity.
08 December 2018
Up to 200 people joined the Homes for All annual housing summit in London on Saturday.
04 December 2018
Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit
04 December 2018
A ban on the use of combustible materials on buildings over 18 metres high is set to come into force on 21 December
27 November 2018
Housing activists protested outside NatWest branches in seven cities last Saturday in response to the bank targeting housing benefit claimants.
04 November 2018
London boroughs are sending people to live on industrial estates in Harlow, Essex.
30 October 2018
Forty one households in south east London fear they will be removed from their homes by the Labour-run council’s plan to scrap their sheltered accommodation.
24 October 2018
The Tory promise to crack down on “rogue” landlords is a sham.