Articles Posted in the " Newsletters " Category

  • Loophole in Bedroom Tax

    The government recently admitted there is a big loophole in the Bedroom Tax. Simply, if you have been living at the same address since 1996 AND have been on housing benefit all that time, you are not due to pay the Bedroom Tax! Better still, you are entitled to a return of any payments that […]



  • Build 100% Council Housing

    Somerleyton Rd was the first street in Brixton to house the Windrush generation. In the past it offered cheap accommodation. When most housing in Brixton is unaffordable for those on average wages it is important that housing on this site remains truly affordable for future generations. The council has made a welcome commitment to retain […]


  • TMOs – A Gateway to Privatisation?

    Some council estates are managed by their residents through a Tenant Management Organisation (TMO). The residents elected to the board of a TMO are responsible for appointing the estate manager and other policy decisions – as well as all the budget for maintaining the properties in their area, sometimes millions of pounds. In principle this […]


  • Lobby of Lambeth Council 29 January, 2014

      Don’t let the Cooperative Council evict Maritza’s family from their housing coop DEMONSTRATE: 6pm, Wednesday 29th January, Lambeth Town Hall Maritza Tschepp has been living in her home in Stockwell for 33 years. Like most of the houses in the area, it was in a terrible state when she moved in. But she has […]



  • Lobby Lambeth Council 20th Nov

    Labour pledges to scrap the bedroom tax – Now stop the evictions! You may already be paying the bedroom tax. You may be among the 50,000 that are already building up arrears. You may be wondering how you are going to get through the next 2 years, when you hope that Miliband might get rid of […]