Tag Archives: Hands Off Our Homes

SURVEY: How is the bedroom tax affecting you?

Are you a tenant in Leeds who has had your housing benefit cut as a result of the ‘bedroom tax’?  As the 6 month anniversary of the policy is coming up, and the United Nations are still taking evidence on housing in the UK, Hands Off Our Homes is collecting more stories from affected tenants. […]

Northern Towns Against Cuts – Feb 2nd

We will be heading down to this on February 2nd:

Council to build new council homes! Oh wait, only 105.

One of the demands of Hands Off Our Homes is for Leeds City Council (LCC) to build more council housing. With over 24,000 people on the waiting list for social housing and less than 7000 becoming available, the building of more social housing is desperately needed. This has been worsened by the continual demolition and selling off […]

Bedroom Tax minister has 11 spare bedrooms!

It has been revealed that Lord Freud, the Tory minister responsible for the bedroom tax, has 11 more bedrooms than he requires. He lives alone with his wife and therefore would only be entitled to one room without having housing benefit slashed if he were a social housing tenant. However he has three spared bedrooms […]

Seacroft Stop the Bedroom Tax Meeting

Live in Seacroft, Swarcliffe, Whinmore, Killingbeck or around and concerned about the bedroom tax? Then come along to our Seacroft meeting to join up with others and work together to fight this thing! You will have a chance to find out how the bedroom tax might effect you, learn about the campaign so far and […]