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Invitation to a tenant-led conference   Recently updated !

Map to venue here This conference will build on the success of our 2016 post-Housing and Planning Act conference, which brought together the largest number of mainstream London social housing tenant representatives than had occurred in many years. We will provide updates on our work since last year, look at […]


Discussion about protection of tower block residents

TOWER HAMLETS FEDERATION OF TENANTS’ AND RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATIONS Annual General Meeting 2017, Collingwood Hall, London E1 Discussion about measures to protect tower block residents from fire following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower, west London on Wednesday Guest speakers: Rachel Blake (RB), Lead Councillor for Strategic Development, LBTH Paul Davey (PD), […]


Dispossession

  GENESIS CINEMA TUESDAY 27th JUNE Information & bookings here For some people, a housing crisis means not getting planning permission for a loft conversion. For others it means, quite simply, losing their home. Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a feature documentary directed by Paul Sng (Sleaford Mods […]


Next meeting 2   Recently updated !

OCTOBER FED MEETING 16th OCTOBER ~ 7.00 pm Collingwood Hall – E1 5DY (map here and Agenda here) Fire Safety and Tower Hamlets Social Housing Speakers: Steve White of London FBU, and a LBTH Council Representative. Newsletter 108“Vote for Homes” protest descends on Downing Street Newsletter 107Vote for Homes! Newsletter 107Universal Credit is […]


Faulty Towers

Understanding the impact of overseas corruption on the London property market The London property market is highly vulnerable to corrupt wealth flowing into it. Analysis of open source material found over £4.2 billion worth of properties bought with suspicious wealth. Read more on page 9 Corruption causes high levels of […]


Federation backs Private Renters Charter

Tower Hamlets now has more people living in the private rented sector than in any other kind of housing. It’s not surprising, then, that John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, has decided to launch a major initiative designed to improve conditions in the sector. The borough’s Federation of Tenants and […]


Tower Hamlets Housing Covenant

    This covenant sets out a commitment by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, its ALMO Tower Hamlets Homes and Registered Providers with homes in the borough to work together to: provide quality value for money housing services share a commitment to Tower Hamlets residents maximise the supply of […]