Archive for the ‘HHAG ACTIONS’ Category

Haringey Haringey Housing Action Group join Haringey Solidarity Group & others demanding return to rent caps and to bring a stop to the benefit cap

Cap Rents NOT Benefits – Scrap the Benefit Cap Protest Monday 15th April, 8am-10am, Stratford Benefit Delivery Centre, Department for Work & Pensions https://www.facebook.com/events/555732437791477/?fref=ts Up to 25 people joined us to protest against the benefit cap on the first day of the pilot due to commence today in Haringey, Enfield, Bromley and Croydon, before being […]

April 16, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Haringey housing action success

On Tuesday 16 October, members of Haringey Housing Action Group successfully supported a family facing eviction. Ms T, a member of the group and mother of three, is pregnant and about to be evicted from a private tenancy later in the month, just three days before her baby is due to be born. Ms T […]

October 21, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Community Housing Inspectors demonstration – Video

October 16, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Housing activists stage inspection of local letting agents

Haringey Housing Action Group, Haringey Private Tenants Action Group and Haringey Solidariyt Group held an inspection of local letting agents to draw attention to high rents, short-term tenancies, discrimination against housing benefit claimants and high administration fees. On Saturday 6 October, a team of Community Housing Inspectors took a tour of local letting agents along […]

October 8, 2012  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Private Tenants challenge discrimination and profiteering by Haringey Letting Agents

Community Housing Inspection of Haringey Letting Agents Saturday 6 October, meet at 12noon outside Turnpike Lane tube station We at Haringey Housing Action Group are seeing more and more tenants, including those who are entitled to welfare benefits who cannot find anywhere to live in Haringey. This is due to discrimination against anyone on benefits […]

October 1, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS  Comments Closed

Bring rents down! Lobby the Landlords Forum Thursday 20th Sept

Join us to demand landlords bring rents down and stop discrimination against those on benefits. At the Landlords Forum run by Haringey council Thursday 20th September, 5.30- 6.30pm Outside the Civic Centre, Wood Green, N22 Some landlords have agreed to reduce rent for tenants who have had their benefits cut following negotiations with the Council’s […]

September 18, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, LOCAL CAMPAIGNS  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

Haringey housing company accused of “profiting from poverty”

PRESS RELEASE 12th June 2012 Haringey residents today gathered outside the offices of Smart Housing Group on Tottenham Lane to protest against the company’s attempts to encourage London councils to move homeless residents out of the city, calling on passers-by to contact the company and demand that they withdraw their plans.

June 12, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, NEWS  Comments Closed