Tag Archives: social landlords

Are international financiers dominating the regeneration schemes in Brent?

Members of Brent Housing Action will today be joining housing activists from across London to demonstrate against the carving up of our city by international financiers and developers at the MIPIM gathering in Cannes next week. MIPIM is the world’s biggest property fair, where our cities and our land are up for sale. It takes […]

The Philosophy of The Boudoir; or why we have a Bedroom Tax

On 20th May 2013, Liam Byrne, the Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary made a strangely under-reported attack on the current incumbent Iain Duncan Smith:  “Let me tell the Secretary of State the point of the question: across the country discretionary housing payment fund money is about to run out. In my home city of Birmingham […]

An Open Letter to Brent Landlords

Brent Housing Action c/o Brent Trades Hall 375 High Road, NW10 2JR breanthousingaction@gmail.com 7th July 2013 Cllr Mclennan and Director of housing at Brent Council, Brent Housing Partnership, Genesis Housing Group, Catalyst Housing, Network Stadium Housing Group Metropolitan Housing Trust, Paradigm Housing, Innisfree Housing, Origin, London Strategic   Dear All   RE: Some requirements from […]

Open Letter to Brent Social Landlords

We’ve had a number of reports lately of social housing providers and councils across the country taking steps to save their residents from the Bedroom Tax and to support them to challenge  cuts. Some of those are detailed in this great Guardian article, which looks at four of the main ways that Landlords have been […]

What our social landlords are saying…

We’ve had a look at the messages Brent social landlords are putting out around the bedroom tax and other benefit changes and linked to them below. If you’re a social landlord or council tenant and you have received a notification you’re willing to share, please email us at brenthousingaction@gmail.com – We’re interested in finding out […]