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Housing and Planning Act 2016

This briefing looks at the potential implications of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 on social landlords, tenants, the workforce and housing provision in general.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Housing crisis is ‘a national disaster’, conference hears

Local government delegates hear plea for a housing policy which will help people: ‘build, build, build’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON welcomes new law on tenancy fees

New Tenancy Fees Act (Engalnd) comes into force on 1 June – Scotland and Wales have own legislation

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON Briefing – government consultation on overcoming barriers to longer tenancies (England)

The government is consulting on proposals to make private rented tenancies longer in England – up to three years: the consultation closes on 26 August

Media on the UNISON National site.

Building a national housing consensus and homes for all

We need to restore direct investment and subsidy for public housing

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Help halt the government attack on housing

New UNISON briefing on government’s Housing and Planning Bill highlights risks and offer advice on what you can do

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Shifting the balance of power

Devolution is finally reaching the English regions – on 4 May, voters get to elect the first batch of ‘metro mayors’

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to government housing plans

Plans to increase the country’s housing stock are welcome, but do nothing to tackle the problems for those on low incomes

Article on the UNISON National site.

Local government workers can’t afford to live in the towns they serve

Photo: Marcus Rose   Housing is out of reach for public service workers, UNISON’s local government conference declared today. The conference vowed to “continue to make the case for decent […]

News on the UNISON National site.

What you need to know about government housing plans (England)

Plans to abolish ‘no-fault’ evictions are welcome, says union, but more needs to be done for private tenants

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for properly funded council housing

Meeting just three-days after Grenfell anniversary, conference calls for safe and affordable housing for all

Article on the UNISON National site.

How will the new housing act affect you and your family?

UNISON has published a new briefing on the 2016 Housing and Planning Act (England)

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘We will work to protect housing association jobs and conditions’

UNISON tells London housing associations planning merger that success of plans relies on ‘efforts of dedicated workforce’

Article on the UNISON National site.

We must fight this Conservative assault on neighbourhood policing – Sadiq Khan

Labour’s candidate for mayor of London on the important role UNISON members have to play in the forthcoming elections

News on the UNISON National site.

Housing Summit – Safe, Secure Homes for All

Date
8 December 2018 10:00am–4:00pm
Location
Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD

A national Housing Summit to discuss how housing campaigners, trade unions and tenant groups can organise and campaign for safe and secure homes for all – and for fairness and justice in our housing system.   The Axe the Housing Act Campaign – Secure Homes for All, led by Defend Council Housing and supported by […]

Event on the UNISON National site.