Monthly Archives: February 2014

Northampton council housing to be demolished

Northampton Council housing stock to be demolished ON 25th February the following FOI request was sent to Northampton Council   Request: Please provide any information you have which is connected to the Council Housing stock at Toms Close, Northampton.   … Continue reading

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Council sell 115 homes and build no replacements!

Right to Buy…. Northampton Council have sold 115 council homes and made a start to build no replacements We can confirm that statistical data (published 27 February) show that Northampton Borough Council have made 115 Right to Buy sales from … Continue reading

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This is an empty room … it is NOT a bedroom

This is an empty room … it is NOT a bedroom Usage of a room defines what it is ….   We (people from Northampton) made a trip up to Liverpool yesterday (26 February) to visit fellow campaigners against the … Continue reading

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Number of void council properties continue to rise year on year!

Number of void council properties continue to rise year on year!   I expect the cabinet member for housing Cllr. Markham can try and put some spin on this?   BUT Defend Council Housing report the facts:   DATE Number … Continue reading

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Thousands of Northampton Council Tenants hit by more than inflation rent increase!

Thousands of Northampton Council Tenants hit by more than inflation rent increase!  Why is there so little debate about the fact that social housing rents are set to rise so much faster than prices and earnings? Northampton Council tenants are … Continue reading

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Northampton – 1,197 homes hit by Bedroom Tax

Northampton – 1,197 homes hit by Bedroom Tax In Northampton the Bedroom Tax (Spare Room Subsidy Reduction) has been applied to 1,197 homes at an average reduction of £15,27     Northampton All HB claimants Spare Room Subsidy Reduction Not … Continue reading

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Appeal win – The Bedroom Tax violates a parent and child’s right to a family life

The Bedroom Tax violates a parent and child’s right to a family life – what an appeal win!!! Any separated parent and often the father who has a ‘spare’ bedroom for his child or children who stay at weekends and … Continue reading

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