Archive for the ‘HHAG ACTIONS’ Category

Homeless? Pregnant? Haringey won’t help until the bailiffs arrive

UPDATE: Success!  Ms L was offered accommodation starting from 23 June.  Separate report of the action to follow. At our group meeting last week, a friend of one of our members came along – Ms L. She is a single mother of two, and is due to be evicted on 2 July from her flat […]

June 22, 2015  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS  Comments Closed

How one Haringey council officer could prevent a family being evicted

Today we have been give the runaround by Haringey Council. All we wanted was for a housing benefit officer to speak to a homelessness officer. Background: One of our members had been evicted from a privately rented property.  She applied as homeless to the council, but the council eventually denied that they had a duty […]

March 9, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS  Comments Closed

Shian HA ignore tenants’ boiler complaints, before calling the cops…

Once again, members of Haringey Housing Action Group found ourselves at the Hackney offices of Shian Housing Association, along with supporters from Fuel Poverty Action. We were supporting one of our members, and her neighbours.  They are all tenants of Shian HA and have been living in new-build properties in Tottenham for over three years.  […]

September 16, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, LOCAL CAMPAIGNS  Comments Closed

End Fuel Poverty – Shian Housing Association listen to your tenants!

This Monday, 27th January 2014, we had a small demonstration outside Shian Housing Association in Hackney. We are demanding that they replace totally inefficient electric boilers with something that works well for a three bedroom property or a larger property. One member of the Haringey Housing Action Group told the group that for the last […]

January 29, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS  Comments Closed

Community Housing Inspectors expose anti-social practices by Haringey Letting Agents and serve Cease & Desist orders

Return of the Community Housing Inspectors – See short video below On Saturday 27th April 2013,as part of a London-wide day of action against Letting Agents, 20 Haringey Community Housing Inspectors went out to investigate the practices of local Letting Agents in Green Lanes, Haringey. Other actions took place in other parts of London including […]

April 27, 2013  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Haringey housing campaigners to stage inspection of local Letting Agents

We demand: Bring rents down – stop discrimination and fees – bring back security of tenure We believe:  Everyone is entitled to a decent, secure, affordable, local home Join us for a return of the Community Housing Inspectors We will once again be taking to the streets of Haringey to inspect local Letting Agents as […]

April 22, 2013  Tags: , ,   Posted in: HHAG ACTIONS, NEWS  Comments Closed

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 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