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SHAC Joins the call for a government meeting over maintenance activity
6 April 2020 – by Web Editor
“Representatives from SHAC joined Unite @ Thirteen Group and the Unite Housing Workers Branch to call on the Housing Minister Robert Jenrick, plus the executives of the Regulator of Social Housing, Health and Safety Executive and Gas Safe to meet over protections for maintenance staff during the Covid-19 outbreak. … Read More

Sanctuary Tenant Fears Asbestos Exposure
2 March 2020 – by Web Editor
“Me, my 15 year old son and our pets were all exposed to Asbestos fibres.” The tenant has fought a two-year battle over contamination, meanwhile the new chief executive Craig Moule has refused to meet tenant representatives … Read More

Protestors Make a Point at Peabody
19 February 2020 – by Web Editor
Protestors gathered outside Peabody Head Office on Wednesday 19th February to make the point that cuts cost lives and are counter-productive. Peabody plans to drastically cut its Neighbourhood Managers and has already done away with the Community Services team Read More

Stop the Rot! Open Meeting – 14th October 2019
26 September 2019 – by Web Editor
SHAC has teamed up with the Unite Housing Workers Branch, bringing together tenants, residents and workers affected by frontline cuts and restructures in this open meeting.  … Read more

The Alternative Housing Awards 2019
1 May 2019 – by Web Editor
Read all about our loud picket of the UK Housing Industry Awards, and how we awarded our own ‘Tarnished Trophies’ to name and shame the poor standards of housing associations … Read more

More Bouncers than Bidders!
28 March 2019 – by Web Editor
After we gatecrashed the last auction, they were ready for us with more bouncers than bidders today at the Allsop sale of social housing … Read more

Next Auction Action Called!
12 March 2019 – by Web Editor
Join our next auction protest. Allsop Auction, Thursday March 28, 8.30am – 11am. At least two social housing properties are on the listing to be flogged off … Read more

Protesters Disrupt Sale of Social Housing
19 February 2019 – by Web Editor
There were angry exchanges between the Saville’s auctioneer and protesters, while campaigners called out the lot numbers of social housing units they were asking buyers not to bid for. … Read more

Social Housing Up for Grabs
12 February 2019 – by Web Editor
SHAC is mobilising for pickets outside auction houses flogging off HA properties … Read more

Places for People: Court Rejects Mother and Child Eviction
04 February 2019 – by Web Editor
The courts have rejected PfP’s attempts to evict a mother and child, but their story is all too familiar … Read more

Government Sends Out an Obscure Signal
29 January 2019 – by Terry Harper
In an Inside Housing article – Demolishing high-rise towers is ‘Preferable’ – Housing Minister Kit Malthouse throws down the gauntlet …
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Protest Aganist Phoney Resident Involvement
29 January 2019 – by Web Editor
Housing Association Residents Action (HARA) is protesting at the phoney ‘residents involvement’ conference: 25 Feb 2019, 8am, Business Design Centre, London, N1 0QH … Read more