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Articles in the housing press provide essential background reading. Tenants reps and councillors need to see the full picture. Tenants reps should ask their council to pay for subscriptions - they all say they want us to be well informed.
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Guardian May's housing cash pledge not enough, council leaders warn 21 July 2018 4832
Inside Housing Council house building is back 26 May 2018 4829
Inside Housing Grenfell survivors saddened and disappointed by Hackitt report 17 May 2018 4828
Morning Star Grenfell families shouldn't have to fight for justice 17 May 2018 4827
Inside Housing Councils call to go further with HRA funding freedoms 12 May 2018 4826
24dash.co.uk Housing associations Right to Buy pilot will not charge local authorities 03 May 2018 4825
Wordpress Labour's housing green paper. part 2 29 April 2018 4824
Guardian Municipal Dreams, by John Boughton (Review) 29 April 2018 4823
Observer Millenial housing crisis engulfs Britain 29 April 2018 4822
Wordpress Labour's housing green papper, analysis - part 1 24 April 2018 4820
Guardian Britain's housing market broken.Here's how Labour will fix it. 19 April 2018 4819
Inside Housing Labour social housing review 19 April 2018 4818
Inside Housing Labour's plans are a powerful statement but will they work? 19 April 2018 4817
Inside Housing Fixing broken Right to Buy replacements 13 April 2018 4816
Keep our council homes Swindon council's unaffordable housing strategy 27 March 2018 4814
Morning Star Tory housing secretary admits most Grenfell victims still homeless 23 March 2018 4813
Guardian Of course homelessness is linked to Tory policies 20 March 2018 4812
24dash.co.uk 9 in 10 social housing tenants say they are portrayed negatively by media 28 February 2018 4811
24dash.co.uk Calls for government to commit to affordable housing 28 February 2018 4810
Observer Thatcher's crusade to wipe out council housing faces serious challenge 25 February 2018 4809
Keep our council homes Affordable Rent in England 23 February 2018 4808
24dash.co.uk Londoners need £20,000 more per year to afford rent 14 February 2018 4807
24dash.co.uk 1 in 7 families homeless in Kensington & Chelsea 14 February 2018 4806
Inside Housing Government must keep promise to build more homes at social rent 14 February 2018 4805
Daily Telegraph UK rent bills have doubled in past decade 13 February 2018 4804
Labour Briefing Labour should end Right to Buy 13 February 2018 4803
Keep our Council Homes 'Affordable' rent on average 31.9% higher than social rent 11 February 2018 4802
Morning Star Light at end of housing tunnel 11 February 2018 4801
Morning Star Anarchist hails victory in Qatar fight 09 February 2018 4798
Guardian Bone idol provocateur 09 February 2018 4797
Daily Telegraph Nationwide warns housing market is slowing down 09 February 2018 4800
Morning Star Could May save donor from building social housing? 09 February 2018 4799
Guardian The biggest privatisation: land 08 February 2018 4796
24dash.co.uk Parliament challenged to end terminally ill homeless dying on street 07 February 2018 4795
Inside Housing Council debt settlements risk hurting existing tenants and should be recalculated 07 February 2018 4794
Inside Housing Resident ballots will have significant effect on regeneration 05 February 2018 4793
Morning Star Demolition plans will need backing of tenants 05 February 2018 4792
Morning Star Housing campaigners reject Kober's 'bullying' claims 05 February 2018 4791
Guardian Irony of trying to get back land the state gave away 05 February 2018 4790
Inside Housing Labour considers 'seizing' land (for existing use value) for social housing 02 February 2018 4789
Morning Star Tory right to Buy has cost taxpayers £3.5 billion over 6 years 02 February 2018 4788
Guardian Labour's housebuilding plan labelled 'deeply sinister' by Tory 02 February 2018 4787
Morning Star Tenants saved from HDV plot 01 February 2018 4786
Morning Star Student occupation halts plans to replace Elephant & Castle centre with luxury flats 01 February 2018 4785
Inside Housing Social and affordable lettings drop by 40,000 31 January 2018 4783
Inside Housing Capita shares tumble 31 January 2018 4782
Morning Star Council leader steps down over gentrification plans 31 January 2018 4781
Guardian Bottom of the housing ladder 31 January 2018 4780
24dash.co.uk Reality of renting in one area 31 January 2018 4784
Socialist Worker After Kober quits turn tables on pro-cuts councils 30 January 2018 4779
Inside Housing Next Haringey council can scrap development vehicle 30 January 2018 4778
BBC News Haringey council leader to quit 30 January 2018 4777
Financial Times Council leader to stand down amid £4 bn housing project row 30 January 2018 4776
Guardian Hundreds of thousands in squalid rented homes 29 January 2018 4773
Socialist Worker Haringey Development Vehicle is on the ropes - fight to put it down for good 29 January 2018 4775
Daily Telegraph Mortgage approvals at 5 year low, London renters hit 30% 29 January 2018 4774
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