Housing


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 […]


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 […]


City for all Londoners

London Tenants Federation Response to the consultation on ‘A City for all Londoners’ London’s housing crisis exists as a result of continued application of policy that consistently ignores the needs of households that are unable to meet the costs of market housing; feeds the property market / property investment and […]


Rushanara Ali – Tower Hamlets – Circle Housing

Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow) (Lab) I am delighted to have secured this debate. I called for it to voice my concerns about the regulation of social landlords and how they manage their properties. First, I want to pay tribute to the hundreds of my constituents who have campaigned, […]