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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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24dash.com Private renters facing financial meltdown 20 October 2014 3220
Guardian Why we are protesting in Lambeth against the demolition of our homes 18 October 2014 3221
Guardian At yacht parties in Cannes, Councils have been selling our homes from under us 14 October 2014 3217
Inside Housing Libdems vote against scrapping bedroom tax 07 October 2014 3215
Guardian Cable warns of inequalities caused by housing market crisis 07 October 2014 3214
Guardian I apologise to Focus E15 families 06 October 2014 3213
Morning Star Bolton rallies against bedroom tax 06 October 2014 3212
Observer Focus E15 mums fight for right to home - only the start. 05 October 2014 3211
Inside Housing Newham protestors agree to leave occupied flats 02 October 2014 3205
Morning Star Newham farce exposes dreadful political class 01 October 2014 3204
Morning Star Newham council rebuked for aggressive homeless mums response 30 September 2014 3202
24dash.com Govt to urge a million social housing tenants to use Right to Buy 29 September 2014 3201
Morning Star E15 Mums take protest to council 29 September 2014 3200
Guardian Why I'm occupying boarded up London council house 23 September 2014 3199
Inside Housing London council's battle for 11,000 homes 18 September 2014 3198
Salford Star Salford campaign against transfer begins to grow 16 September 2014 3197
Guardian Home ownership becoming 'exclusive members club' 15 September 2014 3195
Inside Housing Salford tenants could vote on transfer 15 September 2014 3196
24dash.com Libdem president calls for right to buy suspension powers 08 September 2014 3188
Wordpress Bedroom tax vote - why I won't be yodelling naked 08 September 2014 3189
Inside Housing MPs vote for bedroom tax changes 05 September 2014 3187
Inside Housing Tenants vote for stock transfer of 19000 homes 04 September 2014 3186
24dash.com UK public would back new era of social housing construction 03 September 2014 3185
Morning Star Working parents skipping meals to afford housing 28 August 2014 3181
Guardian Housing association commercialism has cost 18,500 new homes 27 August 2014 3180
24dash.com Inhumane council advises London mother to move to Stoke 26 August 2014 3179
24dash.com Brandon Lewis - house building figures 21 August 2014 3178
Guardian Right to Buy sales leap by 31% 21 August 2014 3177
Daily Telegraph Housing Associations bedazzled by lure of profits 20 August 2014 3176
Morning Star Fraud probe called for over Right to Buy frenzy 19 August 2014 3174
Inside Housing Councillors demand inquiry into Right to Buy sales 19 August 2014 3175
24dash.com Expert says HAs shouldn't need to collect rent upfront 18 August 2014 3173
Guardian Housing assocs urge benefit claimants to pay extra rent in advance 18 August 2014 3172
Guardian Working poor forced to spend half their income on housing 15 August 2014 3170
24dash.com IDS scoffs at bedroom tax disabled figures 14 August 2014 3169
Morning Star Council boots blacklisters off contract 04 August 2014 3168
Morning Star Tenants forced to spend 40% of income on rent 24 July 2014 3167
Guardian Climb on the fridge to get to bed 22 July 2014 3165
Inside Housing Labour calls for bedroom tax vote 21 July 2014 3164
24dash.com DWP sneaks out official bedroom tax report 16 July 2014 3161
24dash.com Hopkins offers council tenants share of £100 million to transfer homes 14 July 2014 3160
Morning Star Council Housing for the 21st century 08 July 2014 3159
Morning Star Scots waiting over a decade for council housing 04 July 2014 3152
Guardian London house prices leap by 25% 02 July 2014 3151
Wordpress Why does Salford labour council support coalition's housing policy? 30 June 2014 3149
24dash.com Workers need 150% pay rise to remain in countryside 30 June 2014 3150
Cambridge News Bedroom tax fundamentally flawed, Cambridge University experts reveal 18 June 2014 3148
Inside Housing Council homes chat 17 June 2014 3142
24dash.com SHOUT campaign ready for lift-off 13 June 2014 3141
Morning Star Bedroom tax inflicted on disabled child 31 May 2014 3134
Guardian Buy to let landlords a disaster for Britain and economy 24 May 2014 3133
Guardian Shelter: 4000 households risk losing homes each week 22 May 2014 3132
Guardian Court battles against bedroom tax can be won 22 May 2014 3131
Inside Housing Bedroomm tax fails to address under-occupancy, landlords warn 21 May 2014 3130
Inside Housing Cable: booming house prices causing real worry 20 May 2014 3128
Housing Excellence Millions face prospect of home ownership 'debtor's prison' 20 May 2014 3127
24dash.com Cameron may rethink Help to Buy as prices soar 20 May 2014 3129
Inside Housing Bedroom tax challenge for children with care needs 14 May 2014 3126
24dash.com Majority of councillors agree first time buyers cannot afford to buy 13 May 2014 3125
Inside Housing Playing politics with housing waiting lists 13 May 2014 3124
24dash.com In-work housing benefit claims soar 12 May 2014 3123
24dash.com Families with children make up 60% hit by benefit cap 09 May 2014 3122
Guardian Threat of tenant evictions at highest level in 10 years 09 May 2014 3121
Morning Star House repossessions rise 5% amid debt crisis 09 May 2014 3120
24dash.com Evixction rate doubles under bedroom tax (Norwich) 03 May 2014 3118
Guardian Failure to include affordable housing in new garden cities is big dissappointment 03 May 2014 3115
Inside Housing Liberty granted permission for bedroom tax court challenge 03 May 2014 3117
Guardian Tenant evicted because he wanted hot water 03 May 2014 3116
Inside Housing Locked out 02 May 2014 3114
Housing Excellence London's working poor driven out of private rental sector 30 April 2014 3113
24dash.com New bill seeks to exempt domestic violence victims from bedroom tax 30 April 2014 3112
Inside Housing Speak against stream of hate - #councilhomeschat 30 April 2014 3111
Guardian The rent racket 30 April 2014 3110
Inside Housing £11 billion housing benefit to landlords by 2019 28 April 2014 3108
Housing Excellence Decent homes are healthy homes - BRE study reveals 28 April 2014 3109
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