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Massive extra costs to social housing providers identified by Southwark’s direct payment benefits test

Southwark Cathedral

Private landlords have for some time had to put up with the rules which provide for payment to go direct to the tenants. Only in two circumstances – where the tenant is deemed ‘vulnerable’ (which has to be specially applied for) or if the tenant is over 8 weeks in arrears of rent will payment…Continue Reading

Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #55

Ben on a chair

[Ben Reeve Lewis is seeing toothbrush moustache’s everywhere now ..] A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far away…….well, the early 1990s at the bottom of the Old Kent Road, (don’t get too excited) I was shop steward and deputy housing convenor of Lewisham NALGO, representing the homelessness unit. I was loosely aligned to Militant (never…Continue Reading



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