Homelessness and the Localism Act – know your rights!

Today, members of Haringey Housing Action Group distributed leaflets outside Apex House (South Tottenham Customer Service Centre), to make people aware about some changes that councils are making to the way they house homeless households. This was just one of many actions happening across London as part of the Radical Housing Network’s week of action. […]

February 16, 2015  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: INFORMATION  Comments Closed

Haringey Council plans to move thousands out of the borough

Join the mass Lobby of Haringey Council,5.30pm, Tuesday 10th February, outside Civic Centre, High Road, Wood Green, N22 8LE As part of its plans to make £70m cuts, the council wants to pass a policy to move up to 3,000 households in temporary accommodation out of the borough, and ultimately out of London. In particular, […]

February 9, 2015  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Haringey residents call for a fightback against Government housing policies threatening the homes of thousands of local residents

- public meeting calls for affordable, secure, local, decent housing for all – local campaigning launched against the bedroom tax, benefits cap and other unjust measures – ‘social cleansing’ condemned as local residents refuse to be forced out of their own borough by high rents and benefit cuts On Saturday 16th March nearly 60 residents […]

March 17, 2013  Tags: , ,   Posted in: INFORMATION, LOCAL CAMPAIGNS  Comments Closed

Scrap the Benefit Cap Campaign

Haringey, Enfield, Bromley and Croydon have been chosen by the government to be used as a testing ground for their Overall Benefit Cap. People living with three or more dependent children will be most likely to be affected, facing cuts in housing benefit of up to £400 a week. But it will affect many others […]

March 13, 2013  Tags: , ,   Posted in: INFORMATION, LOCAL CAMPAIGNS  Comments Closed

Protest at Haringey Landlords Forum – Tues 19 Feb, 5pm

Bring rents down! No evictions! Join Haringey Solidarity Group and Haringey Housing Action Group at the Haringey Landlords Forum Tuesday 19 February, 5pm at Wood Green Civic Centre High Road, Wood Green, N22 (5 mins walk up the hill from Wood Green tube) Come and join us at the Haringey Landlords Forum, where up to […]

February 17, 2013  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS  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

Joint demands agreed by Haringey Housing Action Group & Private Tenants Action Group

OUR DEMANDS: AFFORDABLE, DECENT, SECURE HOUSING FOR ALL Rents brought down to affordable levels Landlords should be not be making a profit or gaining an extra home out ofsomeone’s basic need for housing No evictions due to inability to pay e.g. due to cuts to benefits, unaffordable housing, loss of job All housing to be […]

September 27, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: INFORMATION  Comments Closed

Affordable Housing for All/Private tenants – meeting report

Bring Rents Down / Affordable Housing for All Private tenants event: Follow-up meeting Saturday 9th June – 11am North London Community House, 22 Moorefield Road, N17 All welcome Views of participants of the What Can Be Done discussions on May 26th – as reported (including the contributions to the discussion which then followed) KEY FACT […]

June 7, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed