The announcement of the new housing and homelessness minister, Heather Wheeler MP, this week comes as councils collate annual data which has shown a sharp rise in homelessness over the past years, adding to a national housing crisis.
One lucky Southwark tenant has won £1,000 after taking part in an annual council housing survey.
Un-used garages beneath a council housing block at Elephant and Castle could soon become a shiny new shopping area if council plans go ahead.
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The updated budget proposals significantly reduce the budget gap to £5.6m from the £16-£19m gap presented to the council’s cabinet in July 2017.
Southwark Council is one of the first six London councils to have named and shamed rogue landlords and agents, for City Hall’s new Landlord and Agent Checker, which is launching today (19 December).
At the cabinet meeting earlier this week, Southwark Council agreed to ask residents for their thoughts on an intermediate rent scheme in the borough.
A Peckham trader who was found in possession of more than 600 fake iPhone charger plugs, was given a 12 month Community Order, with 120 hours unpaid work and costs of £1,410; his company, Safi Electronics and Communications, was fined a further £1,500, at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court, on 12 December.
Southwark Council Cabinet voted last night (December 12) to ensure that young people leaving care did not have to struggle with the burden of council tax bills.
One of London’s largest regeneration schemes - along one of the city’s most famous, and historic thoroughfares - will be taking a step forward this month as Southwark Council agree further consultation on a revised plan.