Monthly Archives: March 2016

When the planners start selling snake oil

Some facts to keep in mind when the planners start selling snake oil Estate renewal programmes tend to have a limited impact on the local economy in terms of improving income or employment”. Nor do they have much impact on … Continue reading

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Drop in advice sessions in Northampton

Drop in advice sessions in Northampton

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Government data confirms Northampton is failing on housing!

Government data confirms Northampton is failing on housing! Local authorities in England have replaced one in 10 of the homes sold through right to buy since discounts were increased in 2012. Northampton’s record on replacement is sold 304 replaced 2 … Continue reading

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A very enthusiastic housing waiting list gatekeeper?

A very enthusiastic housing waiting list gatekeeper? A gatekeeper is a person who controls access to something, for example the housing waiting list and if a person(s) is in priority need. Goverment Statistics show that in Northampton the number accepted … Continue reading

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Storing mobility scooters

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service produced the following video, which they have shared with Northampton Partnership Homes, to highlight the risks involved with storing mobility scooters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYebqIYVcyk

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Consultation managed a 15% response.

Consultation managed a 15% response. Northampton Partnership Homes ran a consultation exercise with all tenants living in sheltered housing (see below). Northampton Defend Council Housing can report that this consultation exercise managed a 15% response rate i.e. 2,046 sent out … Continue reading

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44 empty homes not reported by NPH

44 empty homes not reported by NPH On March 3rd we reported the level of properties empty in the Housing Stock in January (as published by NPH) Northampton Defend Council Housing can now report that 44 were left out of … Continue reading

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