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Labour slam figures that show bedroom tax leaves more than half in arrears

A Government report has admitted that the “bedroom tax” has caused more than half those affected to fall into rent arrears.

The report, authored for the Department of Work and Pensions, also admitted that few tenants had been able to move to smaller properties to avoid the charge, despite this being touted as one of the potential benefits of the policy. 575 more words

David Ellesmere

In Orr

I really enjoy listening to David Orr speak, I think he’s one of the best housing speakers/professionals/CEOs around. He clearly understands the issues better than most others and he is clear in what action needs to be taken. 845 more words

Earth in Mind (Naamal's Blog)

While in Philadelphia for a conference some weeks ago, I could not be outside enough. The airless conference rooms of the convention center, with their glaring grey light, felt suffocating even when the talks themselves were intellectually refreshing. 390 more words

Investing in Cutting-Edge Technology to Advance Cancer Research

Matthew Gevaert and David Orr developed an innovative approach to cancer research, testing new drug compounds using live cells from patients with a device that resembles a Lego. 357 more words


Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect In Illinois

CHICAGO (CBS) – Monday is the first day that county clerks throughout the entire state of Illinois must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Bernard Cherkasov, CEO of the gay rights advocacy group Equality Illinois, said a survey conducted mid-May indicates that all 102 counties are ready and that none intend to put roadblocks in the path of same-sex couples who wish to marry. 276 more words