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  • Axe the Housing Act

    Upcoming Community Groups Meetings Tuesday 7 June 7pm Kennington Park Community Centre 8 Harleyford St, SE11 5SY   Thursday 16 June 7pm Myatts Field South community hall Evandale Rd, SW9 6QG   Protest Against The Housing Act Saturday June 18th, 12 noon Hyde Park Corner

  • Letter to the editor – We demand housing as a human right.

    Dear Editor Over the past year we have witnessed an unprecedented migration of men, women and children fleeing war, hunger & hopelessness. In a world of increasing economic, climatic and political instability people have been uprooted in their millions, in search of a safe home. And it is not just in the camps of Calais […]

  • The Great London Clearances by Joan Twelves

    The Tories want to clear the working class out of London. The people who built our city, who create its wealth, who turned it into one of the greatest cities in the world are to be evicted so that the Tories and their friends can turn it into a heartless, soulless ghetto for the rich […]

  • Lambeth eviction endangers life of 80-year-old housing co-op resident, Tony Healy

    report from Lambeth United Coop URGENT UPDATE An urgent update to the story of 81-year-old housing co-op resident Tony Healy, whose case is detailed below. The council are very aware of Tony Healy’s vulnerability and his state of mind and visited him on 2nd March 2016 with doctors and police trying to convince him to […]

  • Statement from Lib Peck on the Housing Bill

    The Lambeth Labour Group of Councillors fully opposes the Tory Government’s Housing and Planning Bill. Labour, locally and nationally, have been lobbying to try and make the bill less destructive. I gave evidence of the Bill’s damaging impact to Lambeth at a Parliamentary committee in November 2015, and together with Cllr Matthew Bennett (Cabinet Member […]

  • March against the Housing Bill – Saturday 30th January

    Tell everyone what the Tories are doing to social housing!  The Housing Bill marks the end of social housing: The end of secure lifetime tenancies. Council tenancies will be for 2 to 5 years with no right to pass it on to your children. Landlords will have access to tenant’s personal income information and if […]

  • Dorchester Court – Eviction Resistance this Tues 8th December 8.30am

    There is an eviction resistance planned for Roz in Herne Hill who despite being 69 years old was told she would not face exceptional hardship if she is evicted from her home on a Section 21 “no fault eviction”. The bailiffs are expected at 9am on Tues morning and she would appreciated the support. Roz […]

  • Stop Lambeth Council pushing Myatts Field South residents into fuel poverty!

    Protest outside Lambeth County Court, Cleaver Street, Kennington Road, SE11 4DZ9.30am, Tuesday 1 December Residents of Myatts Field South estate near Brixton have been fighting to have their communal heating system refurbished. Instead, Lambeth Council are trying to force them to have expensive individual boilers installed in each flat.Many of the residents are elderly, disabled […]