Inside ‘warzone-like’ East London housing estate where drug-dealers and prostitutes leave terrified residents feeling like prisoners in their own homes and police ‘take ages to arrive – or never show’

Inside ‘warzone-like’ East London housing estate where drug-dealers and prostitutes leave terrified residents feeling like prisoners in their own homes and police ‘take ages to arrive – or never show’

Residents living on a ‘warzone-like’ estate have described how drug dealers and prostitutes have invaded their community leaving them feeling like prisoners in their own homes. The Little Ilford estate in Newham,... Read more »
Plans in for Corstorphine & Wright’s 600-bed north London student housing scheme | News

Plans in for Corstorphine & Wright’s 600-bed north London student housing scheme | News

Show Fullscreen Corstorphine & Wright has unveiled plans for a 623-bed student accommodation scheme on the site of a Mecca Bingo hall in north London.  Real estate investor Tri7 and student housing... Read more »
Urgent Housing Crisis Impacts Education

Urgent Housing Crisis Impacts Education

In an eye-opening revelation, Dean Gordon, a headteacher from South East London, disclosed that damp and mouldy living conditions are forcing teachers to take time off, significantly affecting local education. This statement... Read more »
Ground breaking ceremony for Southdale Road housing development set for Wednesday

Ground breaking ceremony for Southdale Road housing development set for Wednesday

A new project by London and Middlesex Community Housing will help out a dent in London’s housing crisis, and update aging community housing stock. A ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday... Read more »
HTA bags hat-trick of housing scheme approvals in west London

HTA bags hat-trick of housing scheme approvals in west London

The approved proposals consist of a part-nine and part-16 storey building with 140 flats in Stanley Road; an 18-storey tower with 124 flats in Greenock Road; and an 11 to 12-storey building... Read more »
The latest access control technologies to housing in West London

The latest access control technologies to housing in West London

2N has upgraded a residential project in the UK to improve security and enable residents to take calls on their phones when they are not at home. Sperry and Gilbert House are residential... Read more »
Inside Housing – News – Newham’s £1bn masterplan approved for 2,152 homes in London

Inside Housing – News – Newham’s £1bn masterplan approved for 2,152 homes in London

News28.02.244.30 PM by Grainne Cuffe A £1bn masterplan has been approved to redevelop and retrofit an estate in London which will deliver 2,152 homes. The Carpenters Estate in Newham Sharelines A £1bn masterplan... Read more »
Inside Housing – News – Monthly spending on TA reached £90m in London last year

Inside Housing – News – Monthly spending on TA reached £90m in London last year

News28.02.2412.01 AM by Grainne Cuffe London boroughs’ spending on temporary accommodation grew by almost 40% last year, new data from London Councils has revealed. London Councils’ head office in Southwark, south London (picture:... Read more »
Inside Housing – News – London landlord pays out more than £3,000 in compensation over repair failures

Inside Housing – News – London landlord pays out more than £3,000 in compensation over repair failures

One Housing has been forced to apologise and pay £3,375 in compensation after a distressed resident with young children had to wait more than two years for repairs. One of the landlord’s... Read more »
Councils say social housing is being sidelined in call for right-to-buy reform

Councils say social housing is being sidelined in call for right-to-buy reform

The cross-party Local Government Association (LGA) said the scheme, first introduced by Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government in 1980, “can no longer be allowed to exist in its current form”. This is because... Read more »