Monthly Archives: September 2016

Can you count we ask Cabinet Member for Housing

The Cabinet Member for Housing response to question seven on 19 September 2016 It states that in the last two years (period ending 30 June 2016) the Council acquired ten homes; this response is being questioned by Northampton DCH We … Continue reading

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New homes at Althorp Street the Boroughs

New homes at Althorp Street the Boroughs Adams: As Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) is the applicant I assume that you are the people to ask: This planning application for demolition of 14 garages and the erection of two dwellings? Will … Continue reading

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NBC agree to make more housing subject to RTB

NBC agree to make more housing subject to RTB Review of Older Persons’ Housing   Decision: 1)    Cabinet noted the findings of Northampton Partnership Homes’ review of the Council’s older persons’ housing (as set out in its Older Persons’ Housing Strategy … Continue reading

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Those who were decanted and are moving back will keep their lower rent

Northampton Defend Council Housing welcomes the news that the refurbished homes are being tenanted and notes the FACT that new tenants in Dover Court will be paying more for the same. Why: The “new” weekly rent, for new tenancies is wholly … Continue reading

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White smoke emerged signalling that the TENANTS have elected a new board member

Norman Adams reporting on today’s meeting of the tenant’s panel of Northampton Partnership Homes said “White smoke emerged signalling that the TENANTS have elected a new board member to Northampton Partnership Homes, the new board member apparently as been a … Continue reading

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NBC payments to bed and breakfast establishments go from under £89k to close to £293k

NBC payments to bed and breakfast establishments go from under £89k to close to £293k Defend Council Housing BRING you the FACTS Northampton Borough Council payments: Homeless Accommodation Charges (basically payments to bed and breakfast establishments) We have done the … Continue reading

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Pay to Stay a spur to exercise ‘Right to Buy’?

Pay to Stay – the policy where households in social housing earning over £30,000 (or £40,000 in London) will be charged around the market rent for their home – will act ‘as a spur’ to encourage those tenants to exercise … Continue reading

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