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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough.

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Third of Londoners fear having to move due to housing costs

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One in three Londoners fears having to move out of their local area because of the high cost of housing.

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It’s time to defend social housing against negative media stereotypes

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A new campaign is asking politicians to take the lead in affirming the positive value of social housing.

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London has a living wage, we also need a living rent

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The Mayor has to start listening, and acting, to protect Londoners not property investors.

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Londoners shouldn’t be left out in the cold – Davey and Boris need to act

London Mayor Boris Johnson and energy secretary Ed Davey must do more to ensure Londoners aren’t left out in the cold by rocketing energy bills.

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Newham, Stoke, ‘social cleansing’ and economic growth

Kevin Gulliver reports on the housing crisis in the UK, and its role in yesterday’s negative growth figures, dragged down by the construction contraction.

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Cameron’s economically irrational Right to Buy relaunch won’t solve housing crisis

David Cameron’s Right to Buy relaunch yesterday is economically irrational and won’t solve the nation’s deepening housing crisis, writes Kevin Gulliver.

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More evidence housing market has lost its momentum

Figures released today by the Bank of England suggest households’ demand for borrowing remained weak in September. Net lending secured on dwellings (i.e. mortgage borrowing) increased by only £0.1 billion in the month and was just 0.8 per cent higher than in September 2009.

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