Cuts will have devastating impact on council housing

Cuts announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) will have a devastating impact on council tenants. Combined with cuts to Housing Benefit and the attack on secure tenancies, they break the Prime Minister’s pre election promise. They are not ‘fair’; … Continue reading

Build Britain out of recession – Unite calls for action to kick-start social housing building programme

An action plan to kick-start the social housing building programme for the 4.5million people on waiting lists was launched by [...]

Green paper falls short on council housing

The Housing Green Paper published today falls a long way short of meeting the expectations of supporters of council housing [...]

The campaign for the 'fourth option' and the right to build council housing

SOLIDARITY News Bulletin February 24th 2006 After the rally and parliamentary lobby in support of the ‘fourth option’ (direct investment [...]

“Home owning democracy”: What’s in a phrase?

A delegation from Swindon trades unions participated in the Parliamentary lobby on February 8th, in support of direct investment in [...]

Defend Council Housing campaign news

30% of local authorities failed to meet the government July 31 deadline for getting their options appraisals approved. The new [...]
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