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Watch Grenfell Tower House of Commons Debate – Jim Fitzpatrick MP

By on June 27, 2017 in Housing, News with 0 Comments
Watch Grenfell Tower House of Commons Debate – Jim Fitzpatrick MP

Everyone involved in ensuring that a tragedy such as the Grenfell Tower fire can never happen again should watch the House of Commons Adjournment Debate called by our MP for Poplar and Limehouse Jim Fitzpatrick.Click the video player ‘View fullscreen’ button for best results.The speech by Jim, an ex-firefighter, in the House of Commons is also […]

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Housing Associations Fire Risk Assessment Information in Tower Hamlets

By on June 26, 2017 in Housing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Housing Associations Fire Risk Assessment Information in Tower Hamlets

There is a wide variation in the quality of Fire Risk Assessment information that is available on the websites of major Housing Associations in Tower Hamlets a survey by LW shows.While all Housing Associations have written directly to tenants few have published detailed information available to everyone that explains what, if any, Fire Risk Assessments […]

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TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

Tower Hamlets Tenants Residents Associations are vocal in their demand to have sprinkler systems retrofitted in their blocks without waiting for the results of any enquiries into the Grenfell Tower Fire.70 blocks with more than six floors and 34 properties that range between 10 and 22 floors are under the control of Tower Hamlets Homes […]

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Another housing fraudster banged up, another homeless person housed

By on February 20, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Housing with 0 Comments
Another housing fraudster banged up, another homeless person housed

Tower Hamlets Council’s pursuit of fraudsters who lie to obtaining social housing continues with Mr. Abdul Aziz being handed down 16 months in jail.Mr Aziz defrauded the council of £64,000 by obtaining a Housing Association one bed property from Newlon Housing Trust by claiming he was living in overcrowded conditions in 2011 while jointly owning […]

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Poplar HARCA homes now sold

By on February 14, 2017 in Housing with 0 Comments
Poplar HARCA homes now sold

All of the 47 homes that Poplar HARCA put up for auction last week have already been sold.It seems the Poplar HARCA Chief Executive ignored Mayors Biggs’ plea to “take the opportunity to work with me to prevent this happening”. “Betrayal of principle”In a press statement Mayor Biggs expressed his anger, calling the decision a ‘disgraceful betrayal’.“It’s […]

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