Monthly Archives: February 2015

Refurbish don’t demolish – Toms Close – Stop the bulldozing

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Northampton Borough Council sells 210 properties for less than £48k each

Northampton Borough Council sells 210 properties for less than £48k each    Statistical release: 24 February the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) published the latest quarterly Right to Buy figures Which show that in quarter 3 (October – … Continue reading

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Rent arrears a Catch 22 situation

  The bedroom tax and other benefit changes over the last year or so have seen tenants getting into rent arrears, Northampton tenancy agreements like most other councils state that any arrears must be cleared before any transfer would be … Continue reading

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Toms Close – Stop the bulldozing

Toms Close – Stop the bulldozing   Defend Council Housing calls on ALL people to show support and solidarity with ANY resident(s) of a property in Toms Close that don’t wish to move or sell there home. BY stating your … Continue reading

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What is in store for the sheltered housing stock?

Have a meeting this afternoon (18th Feb) at the Guildhall with the Interim Project Manager and the Executive Director of Housing Management at Northampton Partnership Homes in an attempt to get some answers about just what is in store for … Continue reading

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Court rules in favour of leaseholders over repair costs

Court rules in favour of leaseholders over repair costs   This article could be of interest to the leaseholders of Northampton BC flats?   18 February 2015 | By Daniel Douglas   Landlords must consider the financial impact on leaseholders … Continue reading

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NBC Planning Committee to reduce affordable housing provision AGAIN

  NBC Planning Committee to reduce affordable housing provision AGAIN Northampton BC are recommending that affordable housing provision at former Grose Garage site, Kingsthorpe Road is reduced from 35% to 26% at a Planning Committee today (17th February 2015)   … Continue reading

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