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Hackney criminalises homelessness – email your councillor
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Hackney criminalises homelessness – email your councillor

What do you do when the housing crisis gets so bad more and more people have to sleep on the streets? Criminalise rough sleeping? This is the step being taken by Hackney council who are introducing a new new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to stop apparently “anti-social” activities like begging and sleeping rough. Those who breach … Continue reading

This is the worst outcome for renters – does the London Mayoral election offer a glimmer of hope?
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This is the worst outcome for renters – does the London Mayoral election offer a glimmer of hope?

By Kieran Aldred This General Election result is devastating. A Conservative majority for five years – none of us expected it. No Labour/ SNP led Tory opposition. No Liberal Democrat break on austerity. Just pure unadulterated revved up Thatcherite neoliberalism. For private renters in England and Wales, and everyone caught up in the gnashing teeth … Continue reading

Demo on Saturday! Family Mosaic to make staff homeless and jobless
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Demo on Saturday! Family Mosaic to make staff homeless and jobless

When: Saturday, 9:30-11:00am Where: First Step Homes Show, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster The housing association Family Mosaic are planning to make four residential support workers in Hackney homeless and jobless next month. The staff, employed by the large housing association currently support people with learning difficulties and their accommodation is attached to their employment. But now … Continue reading