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Stop tenant evictions – Reduce private sector rents – Fri 3 Aug, 9am

August 1, 2012

Bring family, friends and neighbours to a Haringey Housing Action Group protest on Friday 3 August, 9am at Haringey Council Customer Service Centre, Apex House, 820 Seven Sisters Road, N15 5PQ (tube: Seven Sisters) – the home of the North London Housing Benefit Hub. Local Housing Allowance (LHA) Housing Benefit cuts are starting to hit, […]

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Affordable Housing for All – public meeting Sat 26 May

May 20, 2012

In opposition to Government cuts to housing benefits, we demand…AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR ALL – BRING RENTS DOWN! Calling all private tenants in Haringey: Is your rent too high?    Do you get enough Housing Benefit – has it been cut?    Do you want to see affordable housing for everyone, and rent-reductions (instead of evictions) for those […]

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Landlords told to reduce rents at Haringey forum picket

May 10, 2012

On Wednesday 9th May, HSG activists were outside the Civic Centre in Wood Green where the Landlords Forum was being held, to put pressure on landlords not to increase their rents above Housing Benefit Local Housing Allowance (LHA) levels. Although small in number, we handed out a considerable number of leaflets to people going into […]

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London riots: no to tenant evictions!

August 18, 2011

No Evictions of Tenants – We all have a Right to a Home! Statement from Hackney Housing Group and Haringey Housing Action Group  We condemn the use of evictions by Wandsworth Council as a punishment measure for families who have criminal charges against them after the riots. In the first place, Wandsworth Council has issued […]

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Haringey Uncut – Natwest Bail-In (Sat 26 Feb)

February 24, 2011

The Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns Natwest, was bailed out by the British taxpayer at a cost of £45bn – more than half the amount of the government’s £81bn four-year cuts programme. Despite us now having an 84% share in RBS, the bank has continued to pay massive bonuses to investment bankers and to […]

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Haringey Protest Against Housing Benefit Cuts (15 Dec)

Housing Benefit protest

January 18, 2011

Haringey residents and members of Haringey Housing Action Group joined together to take action to oppose changes to housing benefit as part of the National Protest Against Cuts to Housing & Welfare Benefits. The group leafleted and talked to residents visiting Apex House in Tottenham, as well as council staff and passersby to raise awareness […]

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Eviction action success

outside Apex House

January 24, 2010

Last week, Haringey Solidarity Group took action with M, a Haringey mother, facing eviction from a private tenancy. The council had finally agreed to house her, but would not do so until she had been physically evicted. M just wanted a few days’ notice to make arrangements, and to put her mind at rest.

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Tottenham sheltered housing tenants fight eviction

September 29, 2009

“We don’t want to move!”, say sheltered housing tenants Elderly tenants met in Tottenham on Wednesday, 26th August, to launch a campaign to save their homes at four sheltered housing schemes: Campbell Court, N17 – 49 flatsLarkspur Close, N17 – 36 flatsProtheroe House, N17 – 47 flatsStokley Court, Hornsey – 47 flats The four schemes […]

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HSG Natwest Bank Protest: Report

August 18, 2009

On Saturday 1st August, Haringey Solidarity Group organised a protest outside the Natwest Bank in Wood Green.  NatWest and Lloyds Banking Group have been bailed out with £70bn of our money, and it’s reckoned that the overall cost of propping up the banking system will be £130bn –that’s almost £5,000 for every household in Britain. […]

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Action against repossessions

NatWest bank protest in Wood Green

June 5, 2009

According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, an estimated 75,000 homes will be repossessed this year, three times more than 2007, and nearly twice as many as last year. The current financial crisis has led to people being laid off work, making them vulnerable to repossession orders due to them struggling to keep up with […]

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