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Haringey, Islington and Camden Partnership: Burgoyne Road

The sale of Burgoyne Road releases land for new housing units and creation of a community facility for residents.

Improving the Private Rented Sector in Stoke-on-Trent

We commissioned consultants to consider approaches to improve the private rented sector, undertake research and best practice from other councils and from this propose a number of options to help the team address poor management and disrepair in the private rented sector.

Pan-London skills mapping programme, council-led housing delivery

This project was led and managed by the London Housing Directors’ Group in collaboration with the North London Housing Partnership. It was supported by London Councils and commissioned by LB Islington as the North London Housing Partnership’s host borough.

Land Release Fund: Regeneration of Fenwick South, Lambeth

London Borough of Lambeth has benefited from over £800k from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) Land Release Fund (LRF), which is managed by the One Public Estate (OPE) programme, to support delivery of affordable housing and regeneration on council owned land.

London Borough of Waltham Forest: Fellowship Square

A One Public Estate (OPE) funded masterplan has enabled the successful delivery of a major transformation programme in Waltham Forest.

Window safety: learning the lessons from a tragic accident in Haringey

Following a tragic accident in 2019 and the subsequent Inquest, Homes for Haringey has implemented changes to the way we deal with window maintenance to prevent such an accident happening again. The purpose of this briefing is to tell as many landlords as possible what happened, so they can take steps to avoid a similar tragedy in their own stock.

Rough Sleeping and the Winter that Was

Birmingham City Council’s preventative and collaborative approach meant that when the government launched the ‘Everyone In’ initiative in March last year we were in a better place than most to respond to the pandemic.

The London Cancer Hub

The London Cancer Hub will be a global centre for cancer research and innovation, delivering real benefits for cancer patients and driving economic growth.

Negotiating the delivery of gypsy and traveller sites through local planning

Everyone has a right to a decent home, and not everyone’s housing needs are the same. The provision of pitches for Gypsies and Travellers is just another form of housing that is needed by a specific part of the community.