Merlin Rouge wrote:Floodplain, how does this story fit in with your 'welcome all to London and build homes for them' narrative?
""£9 billion on the Olympics and they're telling us and our babies we have to go live in Hastings," lamented Adora Chilaisha, 19, as the hokey cokey proceeded in the background. Adora was born and raised in East Ham, just a few miles from the Olympic Stadium, and is one of 29 young single mums and mums-to-be facing eviction from the Focus E15 "foyer" nearby – a temporary social housing block with skills and childcare provision on hand. They had arrived at the offices of the East Thames housing association who served their eviction notices to stage a protest – a kids' party – in one of their (considerably nicer) show homes."
Floodplain wrote:Boroughonian wrote: Rather than proposing to deny people's right of residency in the UK, just because of their income level, why not look at imaginative and positive ways to respond to the rising demand, and make central London land-use work better for everyone -both long-term residents and new incomers?
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