Tag Archives: Council housing

Perry says there’s no alternative to his budget. But there’s lots

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Former Conservative MP and Labour councillor ANDREW PELLING, pictured right, an independent candidate in last year’s mayoral election, says that the Mayor has broken a fundamental promise to the borough’s residents  Mayor Jason Perry has adopted a ham-fisted … Continue reading

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Council opts to demolish blocks at centre of squalor scandal

The South Norwood flats which were so badly maintained that they caused a national scandal ‘are no longer fit for purpose’ according to a report from the cash-strapped council. By STEVEN DOWNES Croydon Council wants to demolish the three tower … Continue reading

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Council housing demonstration, Town Hall, Mar 21

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Croydon at centre of racism allegations over council homes

The scandal surrounding Croydon’s council housing last night plumbed new depths, as ITV News – who first exposed the “appalling” conditions in flats in South Norwood – broadcast a report which strongly suggested that many social housing tenants are stigmatised … Continue reading

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Three-year residency rule on council homes could cost millions

Tony “Soprano” Newman’s cunning plan for winning the 2018 local elections is to out-UKIP UKIP, with a housing policy that will restrict those qualifying for council homes to those who have lived in Croydon for at least three years. Newman, … Continue reading

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