by Martin Wicks
Thursday 6th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A DOCUMENTARY detailing the trials and tribulations of social housing tenants faced with evictions, demolitions and a lack of homes will be premiered today.
Debuting at the East End Film festival before being shown nationwide from June 16, Dispossession: The Great Social Housing...
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
New stats show 208,000 properties sold since 2010 election
Friday 21st Apr 2017
BRITAIN’S construction industry has taken a turn for the worse, prompting unions to press the government for urgent investment in the country’s infrastructure.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that construction output was down 1.7 per cent in February,...
Saturday 8th Apr 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
This is how much it costs EVERY DAY to temporarily house families. It’s time to invest properly in council homes
Monday 6th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Labour pledge to build public-sector homes will widen inequality,’ says minister
Tuesday 4th Oct 2016
WORK to replace less than a fifth of council homes sold under the right-to-buy scheme was started by English local authorities last year, the Local Government Association (LGA) revealed yesterday.
Building work started on a mere 2,055 replacement council properties in 2015-16 after...
Thursday 11th Aug 2016
Council housing sell-off ‘must end for good’
Monday 1st Aug 2016
Local authorites ‘need more powers to deal with crisis’
Thursday 28th Jul 2016
THE Lords rejected the Tories’ so-called “pay to stay” policy in their damaging Housing Bill yesterday — slammed by a Labour peer as a “stealth tax” on council housing tenants.
The Labour-led amendment to make it only voluntary for councils to...
Tuesday 19th Apr 2016