We have had a good mix of people interested in attending the Regional Housing Summit on 12th March (Facebook event here, and see here for flyer): already signed up are tenants and campaigners from within and outside Leeds, Unite Community union branch, housing association workers, managers of organisations providing residential mental health support, and others. But we still […]
On Saturday 12th March we are holding a regional Housing Summit for tenants, campaign groups, trade unions, service-users, workers in housing associations and organisations providing services to people in supported housing, sympathetic councillors and MPs, academics and all other interested parties. Attendance is free. Please register NOW by going to the Eventbrite event page here. […]
This coming Tuesday will see the second part of the report session in parliament on the Housing and Planning Bill, which readers of our last update will know is a massive attack on social housing and on affordable housing generally. We are asking everyone who reads this to email their MP and urge them to […]
Last Saturday (12th December) Hands Off Our Homes attended a national meeting called by Defend Council Housing, to help launch a campaign against the Housing and Planning Bill. If passed, this Bill would significantly worsen the housing crisis and ultimately threaten the very existence of social housing.
Hi everyone, Next week, there are 3 events we’d like to invite you to. Tuesday 3rd November, 7pm: free showing of film “Behind the Rent Strike” Wednesday, 4th November, 7pm: Hands Off Our Homes planning meeting Saturday 7th November, 10.30am: loby of councillors in Little London Free film showing – “Behind the rent strike” Venue: […]
This Thursday (29th October) the Yorkshire Evening Post will be hosting a forum of public, private and charity-sector representatives to discuss the housing crisis in Leeds, and they are asking members of the public to submit comments and questions on housing to be put to the panellists. This is an excellent opportunity for Leeds residents […]
Save Our Services, lobby Leeds City Council this Wednesday, 23rd September, at 12.15pm. Leeds City Council is proposing to close a number of care homes and day services for older people in Leeds. Tell our councillors they must not use the government’s austerity programme to privatise or shut down services. Join us outside the Civic Hall […]