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The North Street Development, Social Cleansing in Lewes

THE SOCIAL CLEANSING OF LEWES AND THE NATIONAL PARK   The social cleansing of Lewes Lewes- the major town within the South Downs National Park, is fast becoming a no-go area for people on low or even moderate incomes. The … Continue reading

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Lewes rents- unaffordable and insecure

LEWES TENANCY STRATEGY   Lewes District council is deciding on its strategy on “affordable rents” for housing associations.  It may apply this policy to council tenancies later.  It also proposes a new form of insecure tenancy agreement.  I’m a housing … Continue reading

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Rent Rises Rocket

On the housing waiting list?  Hoping for a transfer or exchange?  Trying to move vulnerable people on to permanent housing?  A rude shock could await you after this April.  For ages governments have tried to stop councils building new housing.  … Continue reading

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