Author Archives: leedshandsoffourhomes

Vote Labour for Housing – You know it makes sense! — SPeye Joe (Welfarewrites)

The Labour Party manifesto will abandon the bedroom tax and will restore housing benefit for those under 22 (page 54) and will abandon the LHA Maxima Cap policy (page 64) which seriously threatens the closure of existing supported housing and all new homeless hostels, refuges, disabled housing projects and sheltered housing. If you are a […]

Our position on the general election

As you will be aware, a general election has been called for June 8th. In the course of our campaigning we have seen that a number of people are unsure about which party to vote for, or may not even be registered to vote. Some people are telling us they don’t see any point, that it […]

The ONLY way to solve the “housing crisis” is in Labour’s manifesto

Source: The ONLY way to solve the “housing crisis” is in Labour’s manifesto

Housing and the poverty of challenge in the general election

Source: Housing and the poverty of challenge in the general election

‘Inappropriate’ death of supported housing

Source: ‘Inappropriate’ death of supported housing

“Where Will We All Live?” – this Saturday!

Our housing and benefits campaign summit – entitled “Where Will We All LIve?”- is this Saturday, 25th March. It’s at Oxford Chambers, Oxford Place Leeds LS1 3AU, from 10.30am to 3.30pm. Free, tea/coffee provided; the venue is wheelchair accessible. Please share the Facebook event and join up if possible – The link to the flyer […]

Housing campaign summit coming soon!

Our summit for housing and benefits campaigners is very soon – Saturday 25th March to be exact, which is just under two weeks.   The venue is Oxford Chambers, Oxford Place, Leeds LS1 3AU – between the Town Hall and the courts, and not far from the railway station. We ask people to arrive at […]