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London criminal landlords to be ‘named and shamed’ online – BBC News


BBC News

London criminal landlords to be 'named and shamed' online
BBC News
Criminal landlords and letting agents who exploit tenants in London are to be "named and shamed" on an online database, the mayor has announced. The site will provide details of any landlords and letting agents who have been prosecuted for housing …
London's rogue landlords to be named and shamed on new City Hall databaseEvening Standard

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Peterborough shelter staying open until end of June over lack of rental housing – Peterborough Examiner


Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough shelter staying open until end of June over lack of rental housing
Peterborough Examiner
But this year it’s going to stay open for May and June because there’s no place for homeless people to rent in Peterborough. “We’re trying to give people time to find housing,” said Dorothy Olver, the manager of the homelessness program at the city’s

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Police have looked into complaint about 40 Romanian bus drivers living in closed-down old people’s home – Bristol Post


Bristol Post

Police have looked into complaint about 40 Romanian bus drivers living in closed-down old people’s home
Bristol Post
Police have received a complaint about the way dozens of Romanian bus drivers have been housed ‘in an industrial scale’ in a closed down care home in Bristol. City council housing chiefs were so concerned about the situation at the former Brentry

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£45 million council housing investment through new Brummie Bonds scheme – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail

£45 million council housing investment through new Brummie Bonds scheme
Birmingham Mail
Birmingham City Council has raised a whopping £45 million to build much-needed council houses – through a new secure loan scheme known as “Brummie Bonds”. The impressive wave of funding will be used to build the homes through the council’s …

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Local community tackles the housing crisis in Leeds – Pioneers Post (press release) (registration) (blog)


Local community tackles the housing crisis in Leeds
Pioneers Post (press release) (registration) (blog)
Leeds Community Homes (LCH) issued the share offer in October last year. Shares cost £1, with a minimum buy-in of £100, although the average investment from shareholders was £720. Two-thirds of the investors were people from Leeds and three quarters …

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Teenage cyclist hacked to death by masked gang on London estate – The Independent


The Independent

Teenage cyclist hacked to death by masked gang on London estate
The Independent
A 17-year-old cyclist has been hacked to death by a masked gang in London, witnesses have said. The boy was stabbed multiple times with large knives and left sprawled on a car bonnet near a housing estate in Ingrave Street, Battersea, according to
Three dead in weekend of knife carnage on the streets of LondonEvening Standard
Gang hack teen to death in MACHETE attack in London just hours after man, 40, killedExpress.co.uk
Machete attack in London: Masked gang ‘hack teen to death’ in Battersea ParkDaily Star

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Mayor to subsidise ‘naked’ homes solution to London housing crisis – The Guardian


The Guardian

Mayor to subsidise ‘naked’ homes solution to London housing crisis
The Guardian
As house prices soar ever further out of reach, London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, is to subsidise a new generation of ultra-basic “naked” homes that will sell for up to 40% less than standard new builds. The apartments will have no partition walls, no
Sadiq Khan backs ‘naked homes’ plan for LondonEvening Standard

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