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How To Declare Homelessness In The UK

Reposted from 12-05-15 from my old blog which I’m merging.  The content has not been edited.  People with bipolar disorder are at a higher than average risk of becoming homeless for many reasons but this advice is for anyone. 994 more words

Bipolar Disorder

11 Million UK Private Renters

My Goals

Give stability to 1.5 million children living in private rented accommodation by providing longer tenancies.

Help the 11 Million UK Private Renters by linking rent increases to inflation. 221 more words

First Time Buyers

Right to Buy 2 & the 1% rent cut: time to use the Right to Transfer

In June 2015 In his keynote speech to the recent National Federation of Tenant Management Organisations (NFTMO) national conference, SHOUT’s Tim Morton warned of the dangers to social housing presented by the Government’s proposal to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants.  1,076 more words

Right To Transfer

I bet it was a Bank Holiday Monday judging by the rain macs.

In the mid-1950s we went to live on a new council housing estate at Kettlethorpe.

(See the previous blogpost.)

I’ve pinned some of the images I found on my Cabbage and Semolina Pinterest board. 341 more words


4 wedding cards and a baby 1953

It’s been ages since I wrote anything on my Cabage and Semolina Blog. In fact, it’s been ages since I wrote anything on any of my Family History blogs. 549 more words


How To Buy A House in London for £20,000

One night when I was living in London, I found myself at a dinner party hosted by some new friends. I was seated next to a fellow, we’ll call him Joe for simplicity sake, whose Australian partner had gone home for a vacation and as my Turkish husband, then fiancée, was working in Turkey, we were a pair of odd socks that conveniently matched together. 1,591 more words

Still living at Glossop 1952 - 1953

In 1952 we were still living at Glossop, Derbyshire (see earlier post) but my grandmother had become seriously ill back in Royston, Yorkshire and my dad had to visit her as often as possible. 636 more words