HOUSING: Communists add their voice to campaign for increased funding, building and renovating of affordable housing

The ideological attack on the social rented sector started by the Thatcher Government’s Right to Buy has been intensified and Britain's house building programme has ground to a standstill. This week Parliament received the largest lobby on housing for many years. Here CP members outline a case for change and publish CP Congress resolutions on the housing issue.

There is an important housing meeting in this Saturday [19/2] with issues discussed and practical campaigning in a Peoples' Charter conference and workshop.

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Join the Housing Emergency protest at attacks on tenancies, rents and benefits: 12.30pm Wednesday 15th December opposite Downing St, Whitehall SW1 - see leaflet. With tenants including National Tenant Council members, trade unions, councillors and MPs plus disability, housing,and other campaigners - bring placards and cardboard 'homes'.

CP SHEFFIELD HOUSING ACTIVISTS: Cameron's 'social mobility' will lead to social instability

Sheffield communists are urging building workers, tenants and those who work in public and private housing to unite and get involved in the Defend Council Housing Campaign. You can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the campaign or visit to contact your existing local group.

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