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The Truth About Housing Benefit

In a climate of unrepentant cuts and increasing poverty, bureaucracy and discrimination for benefit claimants, one group of individuals are seemingly unscathed recipients of growing welfare payments: landlords. 1,410 more words


No Poor Doors Protest. Every Wednesday at 6 pm.

This protest has been going for some months. It is challenging the fact that Redrow, the owner of the luxury block, has one door for its desired residents and another door for those in its ‘affordable’ accommodation. 66 more words


Howler 14 Out now!

Issue 14 of  Action East End’s paper, The East End Howler is now out. It features articles about the Focus E15 Mothers campaign and The No Poor Doors campaign… 47 more words


The USA, home of the brave land of the free, but only if your wealthy....

America the good old USA, the land of the free, the home of the brave or something like that has today become the home of the nasty. 294 more words


Housing matters at the Supreme Court-3

London has more legal matters to do with housing than other towns, and this morning, one made it to The Independent. It is a case that will probably also turn up at the Supreme Court after the Court of Appeal rejected the appeal last week, paving the way for similar cases. 100 more words

Eviction And Housing Matters

Housing Crisis? What Housing Crisis?

In the Mission District someone has etched out a coherent proposal to bring the housing crisis under control.

In a city where the median rent clocks in at almost exactly 50% of the median income and is rising all the time, something must be done.