The government have announced their intention to expand the mandatory HMO licensing scheme, with the changes due to come into force in 2017, subject to parliamentary approval. Across England it is anticipated that an extra 174,000 Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) will need to be licensed. Click here for more details
If you are a student and renting from a private landlord in London then have a look at this useful guide that has been produced by the University of London Housing Service
In association with Age UK London and our Renters’ Right London project, we would like to invite you to a meeting to hear your experiences of being an older (50+) private renter in the capital and for you to share your thoughts/ideas with us as to what you think needs happen to bring about improvements […]
Then visit our Jobs page and check out our latest Maternity Cover vacancy at our Renters’ Rights London (RRL) project.
One of the easiest and quickest ways to do this is to change your gas/electricity supplier – which can be done either online or over the phone. To find out more, call Green Camden Helpline on: 0800 801 738 (Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm)
The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) have produced a useful guide to ensure that tenants understand: The background to the ‘right to rent’ scheme The requirements of the scheme How to prepare for a ‘right to rent’ check How to prove you have the ‘right to rent’ What to do if you […]
With private renting now the biggest tenure in London, housing is the number one issue at this year’s Mayoral Election. But there is just one opportunity for the candidates to debate their plans to fix the housing crisis head-to-head, and take questions from ordinary renters. Click here to register your place at this important meeting
Come and discuss how we should respond to the Government’s proposed housing changes. We believe they will impact council tenants, private renters and people trying to get onto the property ladder in Camden.
Landlords who rent out shared housing in Camden must now have a licence. The scheme applies to house shares, converted flats, student homes and bedsits – also known as Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). To ensure better living conditions for Camden residents who live in shared housing, the scheme will include property inspections and advice […]
Tuesday 17 November – 7pm Swiss Cottage Library, 88 Avenue Road, NW3 3HA Thursday 19 November – 7pm Camden Centre, Town Hall, Judd Street, WC1H 9JE Did you know the Government has proposed changes to housing policy which would affect tenants in council and housing association homes, private renters and people in the borough trying […]