Archive for August, 2016

Gatekeeping at the housing office

Gatekeeping is the term used to describe the practice of councils turning homeless people away when they request help.  This practice is unlawful, but we hear examples of it happening every time we leaflet outside the housing office. Our sister group Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth (HASL) has been campaigning against gatekeeping at their local […]

August 26, 2016  Tags:   Posted in: INFORMATION  Comments Closed

Northumberland Park Decides

  Tenants and residents at Northumberland Park are meeting up to discuss privatisation and demolition plans affecting as many as 1,900 homes. Haringey Council wants to sell the estate, without a ballot of residents, to a new joint venture company which would aim to make a 20% profit on the new homes that it would […]

August 12, 2016  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS  Comments Closed