By Tim Smith I recently witnessed surveyors prepping the three-bedroom flat upstairs for auction after the death of my neighbour, a secure tenant. It will be the second Peabody social home sent to private auction in this street in the last six months. The first to go was a ground floor one-bedroom flat converted for… Continue reading Peabody Sells the Family Silver
We gatecrashed the auction last time, but they were ready for us this time. There were more bouncers than bidders today at the Allsop sale of social housing, and they had lists and photos of protestors to be barred from entry!
SHAC supporters joined the group of housing campaigners today disrupting the sale of social housing by Savilles. The protest was over the sale of badly needed social-rent homes which will now be owned by private landlords, with rents levels raised beyond the reach of many ordinary workers.