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 […]
From 1st October 2015, new regulations came into force requiring landlords to ensure the fire safety of their tenants as well as offer protection against carbon monoxide poisoning. The new safety laws make it compulsory for all landlords to: Fit at least one smoke alarm on each floor of their premises Fit a carbon monoxide […]
Camden Council is carrying out a ‘Fair Lettings’ project to raise the standard of letting agents in the borough. They are: Advising agents on how to comply with their legal obligations Issuing fines to letting agents who do not comply with certain pieces of law Raising awareness of what tenants should look for when renting […]
Come and meet the team, find out more about what we do and how we might be able to help you. Councillor Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council and Councillor Pat Callaghan, Cabinet Member for Housing will also be attending. Light refreshments and snacks will also be provided. When: Wednesday 7th October Where: 13 Malden […]
We exist to improve conditions for private renters in Camden, but we know that the unfair renting system is not confined to the borough’s borders. There are over two and a half million private renters in London, living on short-term, insecure tenancies, facing low standards and unaffordable rents. So that’s why we asked Trust for […]
We are now based in Kentish Town at 13 Malden Road, NW5 3HS and our shopfront office is on the ground floor and is fully wheelchair accessible.