Archive for the ‘NEWS’ Category

Broadwater Farm Area estates ‘red-zone’ threat: support the community campaign

Haringey Housing Action Group supports the efforts of local residents who are trying to defend and improve their housing situation in the face of “regeneration” threats.  Below is  a callout from community groups on Broadwater Farm about an upcoming meeting and their request for support. Object now! Public Meeting Wed 24th Feb! From: Broadwater Farm […]

February 5, 2016  Tags: , ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  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

Victory for Haringey council tenants – and a grim warning

Haringey Council’s Cabinet last night (14 October) agreed that future Haringey Council tenants will continue to be offered permanent (lifetime) tenancies.Last year, members of Haringey Housing Action Group joined up with Haringey Defend Council Housing, to oppose the introduction of five-year, “flexible”, tenancies for new council tenants.  The council’s own consultation questionnaire was overly long […]

October 15, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

London Renters occupy DCLG

Well done to housing campaigners from London Renters who today occupied the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) in protest at evictions and insecurity of tenure. The campaigners bedded down in sleeping bags in the department’s lobby to highlight how being evicted by a private landlord has become the leading cause of homelessness. The […]

April 10, 2014  Tags:   Posted in: NEWS  Comments Closed

Private tenants from Haringey join others in occupation of luxury flat development

Renters occupy luxury flat development in Stratford Halo, E15 2FZ 16 November 2013 View leaflet 2013 15 private tenants from 7 local tenant action groups across London today are holding a ‘housewarming party’ at a development of newly built private rented flats in Stratford, east London, in protest at soaring private rents and the government’s failure […]

November 16, 2013  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: NEWS  Comments Closed

‘Our Tottenham’ Network interview on BBC London about regeneration

The Our Tottenham network were invited to be interviewed live on BBC radio London this morning, Tuesday 7.45am. Haringey Housing Action Group are supporters of the ‘Our Tottenham’ network and together campaign for genuinely affordable housing in all new developments and regeneration plans in Tottenham. Listen to the interview here BBC Radio London OT Interview […]

September 24, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Haringey Private Tenants Meeting Tuesday 24th September

Haringey Private Tenants Action Group Meeting Tuesday 24th September, 6.30pm Cafe Life, North London Community Centre, 22 Moorfield Road behind Bruce Grove Station, N17 6PY See leaflet here, please forward….. all welcome. Having problems with your landlord? Can’t afford your rent? Sick of moving every six months? Fed up with the current housing situation? There […]

September 20, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Haringey Private Tenants Meeting – Thursday 15th August, 7pm

Haringey Private Tenants Meeting Thursday 15th August 7pm, In the Cafe, North London Community House Moorefield Road, nr Bruce Grove Station. (venue to be confirmed) Please join us to discuss taking action around housing issues for private tenants in Haringey – All welcome! If you are concerned about the situation for tenants renting in Haringey, […]

August 6, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  Comments Closed

Defend Haringey’s ‘Social Housing’ Tenancy Rights

Please fill in our simple consultation about higher social housing rents and 5-year tenancies: NO to time-limited Council / Housing Association Tenancies! YES to secure tenancies. NO to ‘Near-Market’ Rents in Social Housing! YES to genuinely-affordable rents. FILL IN Our Online Consultation DEMONSTRATE at the Civic Centre, Monday 15th July, 6.30pm Haringey Council’s new […]

June 29, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: LOCAL CAMPAIGNS, NEWS  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