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Hello world!

This is my experience of being a tenant at the mercy of landlords. As I write, I have in my hands a Section 21 Notice . 199 more words

Estate Agent

Cuts, caps and goalposts

Originally posted on July 22 on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing 

Looking to gauge the effects of the latest benefit cuts on housing? 1,369 more words

Housing Benefit

State of the nation

Originally published on July 16 on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing

Results from the latest English Housing Survey reveal some fascinating details about where and how we live and how much we pay for it. 702 more words

Social Housing

Success! Walthamstow eviction stopped

Waltham Forest TUSC supporters joined others to stop an eviction of a single mother and her two children in Walthamstow this morning. Local TUSC coordinator Nancy Taaffe reported: 169 more words

Eviction blockade, San Francisco

They know how to evict people in the US, but they know how to oppose them too. Early yesterday morning I joined an eviction blockade near where I was staying in San Francisco.   181 more words

Rentier nation

For all the political rhetoric about home ownership, official figures released today confirm that England continues to become a nation of private tenants.

The dwelling stock estimates published by the DCLG show that 137,000 homes were added in the year to March 2014. 385 more words

Social Housing

Loaves And Fishnets

Hey everyone On day 20 of NaPoWriMo my theme is working women. This is not the first time i have felt moved to write a poem on this topic nor i suspect will it be the last. 317 more words

Poetry