Model Resolution – cancellation of council housing debt

Below is a model resolution which we are seeking Labour CLPs to send to this year's Labour Party conference. The resolution is being discussed at three CLPs thus far, South Swindon, North Swindon and Norwich. Model resolution for Labour Party conference Local authority Housing Revenue Account under-funding This conference recognises that local authority housing revenue … Continue reading Model Resolution – cancellation of council housing debt

Decent Homes Standard and the 2012 ‘debt settlement’

Included in the government's Social Housing Green Paper is a review of the Decent Homes Standard (see Note below). This has elicited a response from some quarters that improving standards will threaten council business plans. Inside Housing writes that “Local authority housing business plans could be rendered unsustainable if the government revises the Decent Homes … Continue reading Decent Homes Standard and the 2012 ‘debt settlement’

Welcome

Welcome to the new website of our Council Housing Debt Campaign initiated by Swindon Tenants Campaign Group. You can read our Appeal, see the list of supporting individuals and organisations, and read in more detail  about how existing council housing is being starved of the funding it needs to maintain and renew homes to a … Continue reading Welcome