Archive for August, 2012

More Attacks On Our Rights To A Home – Changes to Squatting Laws

If you think you might be affected by the changes to the law about squatting read this article by Advice Service for Squatters and Squash (Squatters’ Action For Secure Homes). Advice Service for Squatters: September 1st – what happens now? On the 1st September S144 of LASPO 2012 comes into force. We’ll leave it to […]

August 31, 2012  Tags:   Posted in: INFORMATION  Comments Closed

Homeless? Get Your Rights!

Council Homeless Persons Units (HPUs) are famous for trying to turn away as many people as they can – telling them they don’t fit the criteria to be housed. In reality many of these people are entitled to help – and this might include you. There are 5 TESTS that the council must look at […]

August 28, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: INFORMATION  Comments Closed

No Gentrification For Tottenham! The Threat to Working Class People and Ethnic Minorities From ‘The Plan For Tottenham’

We were forwarded this report and analysis of the recently announced regeneration proposals for our community: ‘A Plan for Tottenham’. The proposal contains many references to housing including, increasing property values leading to an increase in rents, less social housing, no mention of how rents will be controlled so those on Local Housing Allowance and […]

August 19, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: INFORMATION, NEWS  Comments Closed

Stop Tenant Evictions – Reduce Private Sector Rents – Protest 3rd August 2012

Haringey Housing Action Group protested today prior to a meeting with the Housing Advice & Options Team to demand more support for private tenants faced with eviction following cuts to Housing Benefit/Local Housing Allowance. Here are some shots from the protest, report to follow. LEAFLET TEXT or download at HAG Apex Hse Protest 3rd Aug […]

August 2, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS  Comments Closed