Our Homes Not For Sale


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Our Homes Not for Sale

All people deserve to feel secure in their homes.

The Tory Government wants to end the security Council tenants currently enjoy and to sell off council homes.

The Tories’ new law will:

  • Ban new lifetime tenancies, ending the security that Islington Council tenants are currently offered.
  • Force the Council to sell hundreds of homes each year, making it even harder for local people to find an affordable home in Islington.

We, the undersigned, call for the Tory Government to stop the planned ban on lifetime tenancies and the forced sale of council homes. 

 

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signed 2016-12-07 17:20:53 +0000
I want to call a halt to this destructive campaign to dismantle the welfare state that the UK inherited from the hard work of previous generations. We do not want to return to living in a nasty brutish society, where only the rich are allowed to thrive.
signed 2016-12-07 17:18:17 +0000
house prices raising to unaffordable levels, deposits that are unobtainable and private landlords offering at the most 12 months tenancies with no security of it being renewed. Leaves council housing the only affordable and secure option for many skilled and key works. selling housing stock will only drive the housing crisis further
signed 2016-12-07 17:15:23 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 16:52:54 +0000
We need Social Housing, no selling off of properties and tenants need security. Social rents are not subsidised and are not some kind of charity deal for the less well off.
signed 2016-12-07 16:48:01 +0000
Everyone should have the right to a secure home and council houses are a way to ensure this.
signed 2016-12-07 16:43:17 +0000
posted about this on Facebook 2016-12-07 16:28:46 +0000
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@SOHROGROUP tweeted link to this page. 2016-12-07 16:28:44 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 16:28:05 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 16:26:36 +0000
Affordable, secure homes are essential.
signed 2016-12-07 16:23:55 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 16:20:03 +0000
I am an Islington home owner (without a mortgage) and so have no personal interest in this matter other than a deep sense of injustice. In particular, given the very grave lack of truly affordable rented housing in London for people on low pay, it is outrageous to make councils sell off council homes.
signed 2016-12-07 16:16:53 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 16:15:45 +0000
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signed 2016-12-07 16:09:44 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 16:04:27 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:56:59 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:52:32 +0000
If the Tories ban lifetime tenancies, I put forward a request to charge home owners a bedroom tax for all unoccupied bedrooms, to equalise with the shameful persecution of council tenants who have more than one bedroom, and are charged a bedroom tax.
signed 2016-12-07 15:47:19 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:45:25 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:40:39 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:33:34 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:29:14 +0000
Deborah Greaves
signed 2016-12-07 15:26:31 +0000
pleases support this campaign and the fight to keep council housing for working people and not just the super rich.
signed 2016-12-07 15:17:39 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:15:11 +0000
signed 2016-12-07 15:14:11 +0000
I think this is heartless if the stories.
signed 2016-12-07 15:12:46 +0000
Janice Tucker
signed 2016-12-07 14:58:00 +0000
Susanne Lamido

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