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Kill the Bill - Lobby of Parliament

The much-criticised Housing Bill will be debated by MPs on Tuesday 3rd May, after a series of amendments by the House of Lords. A protest lobby will be held on the day… 161 more words

Pestilence...

Yet another towering apartment development on the fringes of the East End. Apartments that are so far beyond the reach of the thousands of people on the housing waiting list in Tower Hamlets. 138 more words

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New research paper about Focus E15: a nomadic war machine?

Researcher Paul Watt from Birbeck University has published a new paper in the journal CITY about Focus E15 campaign –  just ahead of a one day conference in London which takes place later on this month and where the  journal will be launched. 337 more words

What is 'affordable' housing?

In this revealing video, Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan refuse to comment on their approval of a plan announced by Tory Lord Kerslake, and put together by Savills Estate agents and a variety of private business interests (with ‘input’ from housing charities, mind you), to “Solve London’s housing problem” by building 350,000 new homes in the capital. 1,412 more words

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Social Cleansing - The RBKC Housing Waiting List

We recently acquired a copy of a letter from the Housing and Homelessness Assessment Team at RBKC which we have reproduced in full below. We understand that versions of this letter are being routinely sent to some of the most vulnerable people in temporary accomodation on the Council waiting list. 682 more words

Will starter homes be what finishes London’s social cleansing?

In some places, you realise that you’ve finally initiated into being a true adult when you buy your first car, get your first job or own your first home. 670 more words

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Georgie Gargoyle sneers

leers drools pours derision

raining scorn upon

the weak, sick, old, cold,

&

all the living and the dead

cruel salacious scabious

snooty pogrommer

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