Archive for the ‘NEWS’ Category

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 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 Residents Federation slams benefit cap and calls for affordable housing for all

Sky News interview (15.4.2013) with Federation secretary on day of introduction of benefit cap pilot scheme in four London boroughs including Haringey.

April 15, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Cap Rents NOT Benefits – Scrap the Benefit Cap Protest

Monday 15th April, 8am-10am, Stratford https://www.facebook.com/events/555732437791477/?fref=ts The benefit cap is due to start on 15thApril in Haringey, Enfield, Bromley and Croydon, before being rolled out nationwide in the summer. These four trial boroughs were apparently chosen because one office processes all their benefit claims.On the day of its introduction, we are asking opponents of the […]

April 7, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Sat 16th March: Decent Homes For All Event – Action and Information for Haringey tenants

In opposition to Government cuts to housing rights and benefits WE DEMAND SECURE, AFFORDABLE, LOCAL DECENT HOMES FOR ALL Public event for Haringey residents WOOD GREEN LIBRARY Wood Green High Road, N22 Saturday March 16th 2pm – 4.30pm Download Poster Here Download Leaflet Here Information stalls * Know-your-rights sessions * Discussions about what can be […]

February 23, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

HELP US SAVE OUR HOMES – Connaught House residents seek support Tues 12th Feb

SAVE OUR HOMES (Call out from residents of Connaught House)  21 FAMILIES WHO LIVE AT CONNAUGHT HOUSE, MUSWELL HILL ARE BEING MADE HOMELESS Please do all you can to come and show your support at a meeting on: TUESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 7pm, The British Legion, Muswell Hill Road, N10 3NG The Metropolitan Police are planning […]

February 5, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Renters protest high rents and poor standards at City Hall Meeting

Tuesday 18 December -    Housing groups across London came together today to demand that members of the GLA Housing Committee at City Hall meeting hear loud and clear the views of private tenants as they form their recommendations for the private rented sector. 15-20 members of London private tenants groups Brent Private Tenants’ Rights Group, […]

December 18, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: NEWS  Comments Closed

Haringey Defend Council Housing meeting open to all

Next Haringey Defend Council Housing meeting: 7.00 pm, Tuesday 27/11/12, Upstairs at at Kitap Evi Bookhouse, 410 High Road, Tottenham, N17 9JB (near the Police Station – car parking in Chestnut Road). *** Benefit cuts *** Rent rises and inferior tenancy terms *** Possible demolition of 297 council homes in Tottenham ***

November 27, 2012  Tags:   Posted in: 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