Monthly Archives: December 2015

Do you fancy a FREE light buffet from Northampton Partnership Homes?

Do you fancy a FREE light buffet from Northampton Partnership Homes on 5th January News Date: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 It’s hard to believe, but it has been almost a year since we launched NPH!  To mark the occasion we are hosting … Continue reading

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Sheltered Housing Scheme refurbishment to commence in February

Eleonore House 52% void The council runs a sheltered housing scheme called Eleonore House, off Grange Road. This has 27 ground and lift assisted first floor flats, In November 2015, fourteen of them were void (52%) Question: When will any refurbishment work be … Continue reading

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Some positive reporting about Northampton Council Tenants.

It is not all doom and gloom. We (Northampton Defend Council Housing) are pleased to see some positive reporting about Northampton Council Tenants. THE following are from NPH Voice – Issue 3 – Winter 2015           … Continue reading

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Northampton Borough Council bought site at above its market value!

Lakeview plans for sheltered housing block Northampton Defend Council Housing (NDCH) comments… Northampton Borough Council bought the site at above its market value, the property had not been advertised for sale and was an ‘off market’ purchase. We (NDCH) have … Continue reading

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Council Homes get solar panels

Council Homes get solar panels in areas of the greatest deprivation NPH is currently installing solar photovoltaics (PV) to a number of homes around Northampton. The project is already underway and will continue into the new year. Page 11 NPH … Continue reading

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Pensioners back-door bedroom tax is the new Conservative policy!

Pensioners back-door bedroom tax is the new Conservative policy The LHA maxima policy announced in the Autumn Statement and confirmed in DWP written answers last week to apply to ALL social tenants limits the amount ANY social housing tenant can … Continue reading

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Tenancy Changes!

Tenancy Changes Northampton Defend Council Housing (NDCH) NOTE: The government added some last minute clauses to the housing and planning bill to prevent local authorities offering new tenants long term tenancies. It was somewhat surprising to see such major changes … Continue reading

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