dianataylorlondon wrote:I have continually said that there isn't a housing crisis, what we face is a Rent crisis, my standpoint would be that, private Landlords can only start charging market rents, when we aren't lacking housing for Social Tenants... Given that the Lend Lease Development (Heygate) is almost 100% ready for occupancy and the Aylesbury redevelopment is well in hand and planned developments down the OKR coming on line within the next 7/8 years, we should have a surfeit of Housing available to Social Renters.
If we do not, then we need to hold both the Council and Developers Legally responsible. Both have a duty of care and if they continue to fail in this duty, then we can take their profits until such a time as they fulfil their duty...
Additionally, all these contractors can also pay to restore all the roads and paths in the Borough that are being torn up and badly repaired as a result of works traffic...
Mini Haha wrote:Hi
I live in Thorold and can assure you that if there had been parties we would have been knocking on their door. I did hear a v loud party Saturday just gone - it was coming from either Duthy Hall or the rehersal halls. It echos around our courtyard which probably distorted where it was coming from. It sounded like a sing a long to piano music. I assumed it was an after show celebration - it went on til at least 4am but definately wasn't in Thorold House.
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