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With discussion on the anti-austerity alternatives to the housing crisis, including building & defending council housing, rent controls & ending the bedroom tax, with: Jeremy Corbyn MP
Darren Johnson AM, Chair of Greater London Authority Housing Committee
Eileen Short, Defend Council Housing,
Cllr James Murray, Islington Council Executive Member for Housing & Development.
Plus welcoming remarks from NLPAAA & IHOOPs
Great to see Russell Brand and John Rogers report on Our West Hendon campaign! Below is the video + description. Russell Brand Trews Reports (E12) Sign the Petition here http://change.org/westhendon John Rogers reports from West Hendon in the London Borough of Barnet where residents on an estate are being evicted after the local council handed […]
The shortage of social and affordable housing is one of the most pressing problems facing our communities. Is council housing the answer to the crisis? What can councils do to tackle the housing shortage? What should Londoners expect? What’s the solution: housing associations? housing co-ops? mutuals? self-builds? Must regeneration be gentrification?
Come to this open forum to discuss with other members of the housing community – councillors, tenants and campaigners – possible solutions to the current housing situation and what actions can be taken next. Working in groups, this is an opportunity for you to give your views of what needs to be done and by whom.
MIPIM, the world’s biggest property fair, is coming to London, October 15-17th.
MIPIM proudly describes itself as the world’s largest property fair, attracting around 20,000 investors, developers, local authorities, and banks each year.
Join affected communities, the Radical Housing Network, the European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and the City, Defend Council Housing, trade unions and a range of other groups to demand a City for People, not for Profit.
‘Forced Out’ is a short documentary, produced by Z2K that looks at what it means to be poor in London and how Welfare Reform is changing our city.