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Flogging Off the Future

They’re at it again!  Housing Associations, so-called “social landlords” (annual surplus last year £3.5 billion), are flogging-off social rented homes.  The Chartered Institute of Housing has recently said 165,000 homes for social rent have been lost since 2012 and the … Continue reading

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Islington Rises!

Islington (in north London) has an interesting housing history.  In the 1930s and post-war period some of the biggest and best council house building programmes took place under the guise of the radical Finshury Council.  In the 50s and 60s … Continue reading

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Trash Tory Housing Plans

The Tory housing policy announced yesterday hardly needs more trashing than it’s already getting, but from a practical ‘housing management’ point of view (which is where I sit some of the time), I thought I’d add the following. The council … Continue reading

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