Monthly Archives: August 2013

For all who are against the BEDROOM TAX

For all who are against the BEDROOM TAX and have an interest in WELFARE REFORM   NORTHAMPTON BOROUGH COUNCIL OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE 9th September 2013 Have the issue on the agenda so if you fancy having a say OR … Continue reading

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Rents not collected because properties were unoccupied

Rents not collected because properties were unoccupied   We (Northampton Defend Council Housing) have wrote a number of times about the amount of Council properties that stand unoccupied and the (in our opinion) unacceptable length of time a number of … Continue reading

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Tenants wishing to down size have a problem?

Tenants wishing to down size in Northampton Borough Council housing stock would seem to have a problem? In the bidding round that will end on the 27 August it ONLY has three that are one bedroom.     Address Property … Continue reading

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One-for-one replacement my arse!

  Northampton Borough Council have sold 72 dwelling in the period April 2012 to June 2013 and built no replacements. Right to Buy Sales in Northampton Borough Council housing stock: 2013-14 Quarter 1 (Apr – Jun)   Sales • In … Continue reading

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Number of council homes without tenants rising by the month

The number of PROPERTIES with no tenants in the Northampton Council housing stock on the 7th July was 239 Break down of properties by number of bedrooms:   Bed-sit 13 1 Bed 104 2 Bed 63 3 Bed 48 4 … Continue reading

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