HOUSING: Communists add their voice to campaign for increased funding, building and renovating of affordable housing

The ideological attack on the social rented sector started by the Thatcher Government’s Right to Buy has been intensified and Britain's house building programme has ground to a standstill. This week Parliament received the largest lobby on housing for many years. Here CP members outline a case for change and publish CP Congress resolutions on the housing issue.

There is an important housing meeting in this Saturday [19/2] with issues discussed and practical campaigning in a Peoples' Charter conference and workshop.

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Join the Housing Emergency protest at attacks on tenancies, rents and benefits: 12.30pm Wednesday 15th December opposite Downing St, Whitehall SW1 - see leaflet. With tenants including National Tenant Council members, trade unions, councillors and MPs plus disability, housing,and other campaigners - bring placards and cardboard 'homes'.