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Hackney council challenged over attendance at London Real Estate Forum
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Hackney council challenged over attendance at London Real Estate Forum

This week, developers, corporate landlords and politicians gathered for the London Real Estate Forum, for what its website described as the “premier event for the development sector, hosted in the heart of Mayfair, Berkeley Square, bringing two days of debate, deals and networking took place in Old Street.” I’ll give you a couple of moments … Continue reading

Yes DSS Blacklist
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Yes DSS Blacklist

Did you know these Hackney letting agents refuse to let to people on housing benefit? When we called 50 agents we found only ONE property available to people on benefits. The number of people claiming housing benefit has exploded as rents have become unaffordable. Many of these people– almost half a million – are working … Continue reading

We demanded an end to discrimination – what did the letting agents say?
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We demanded an end to discrimination – what did the letting agents say?

We launched our #YesDSS campaign with a bang outside Hackney Town Hall. Around 80 people came along to tell local letting agents that we’ll no longer tolerate their naked discrimination of people on benefits. We heard from some amazing groups also fighting housing inequality that came to show solidarity with our campaign. We mystery shopped … Continue reading