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“They’re building an army to wage war on bad landlords, planning a conquest of our cities to give power to the powerless!”

“They’re building an army to wage war on bad landlords, planning a conquest of our cities to give power to the powerless!” That was how ACORN were introduced in a piece on BBC2’s Victoria Derbyshire Show yesterday, who ran a great feature on the growth of ACORN up and down the country. See the videos Read more about “They’re building an army to wage war on bad landlords, planning a conquest of our cities to give power to the powerless!”[…]

Oxford Housing Crisis live on the radio!

on Novemebr 27th Dave spoke ‘live on air’, on behalf of Oxford Housing Crisis, with David Prever during his BBC Radio Oxford breakfast programme which is focussing on the affordability crisis particularly in this area all week. The interview, starting about 12 minutes into the first ¼ hour from 7am, lasted around 3½ minutes.  You can hear it now on iPlayer. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05m1257 Read more about Oxford Housing Crisis live on the radio![…]

EVENT INVITATION: CAG Skills Share – Nov 11th 10:00-17:00 – County Hall

Invitation to the CAG Skill Share: Join us at County Hall in Oxford for the fifth annual CAG Network Skill Share on Saturday 11 November, 10.00-17.00. The CAG Network Skill Share is the highlight of the CAG calendar and a chance for community groups from across Oxfordshire and beyond to come together to swap ideas and inspiration, Read more about EVENT INVITATION: CAG Skills Share – Nov 11th 10:00-17:00 – County Hall[…]

PUBLIC EVENT: Consultation meeting on Oxford City Council’s Draft Housing and Homeless Strategy 2018-2021 – Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall – Tuesday 24th October 2017 – 10:00-14:00

Oxford City Council have invited members of the public to a consultation on their Housing and Homeless Strategy 2018 – 2022. Strategy here If you have, or know of others who have found it very difficult to find and keep decent, affordable (within your income), secure accommodation in Oxford ~ NOW IS THE TIME TO Read more about PUBLIC EVENT: Consultation meeting on Oxford City Council’s Draft Housing and Homeless Strategy 2018-2021 – Assembly Room, Oxford Town Hall – Tuesday 24th October 2017 – 10:00-14:00[…]

EVENT: Community Led Housing 7-9pm Old Fire Station 5th October

I’m writing on behalf of the Oxford Community Led Housing Project, and we would like to invite members of Oxford Fairer Housing Network to our first focus group event. Date: 5th October 2017 Time: 7pm – 9pm Venue: The Garden Room, The Old Fire Station More info: Facebook Page Please RSVP: Eventbrite   Oxford Community Led Housing Project is a new Read more about EVENT: Community Led Housing 7-9pm Old Fire Station 5th October[…]

Petition: Make housing developers be transparent in Oxford

Petition objective Require developers to make their viability assessments public if they claim they cannot meet council targets of affordable housing in new developments. GO TO THE PETITION HERE   Why is this important? Current planning law states that if a developer will make less than 20% profit on a new development, they can ignore Read more about Petition: Make housing developers be transparent in Oxford[…]

Responding to the Local Plan – Community Led Housing

A group of individuals with expertise on housing are meeting August 4th to come up with a response to the local plan. Objectives of meeting: To use the expertise in the room to start us off on a document that we can, between us, complete for August 25th. To discuss and decide influencing strategy to Read more about Responding to the Local Plan – Community Led Housing[…]

4pm on Thursday 27th July outside Oxford Town Hall (City Council)

There is to be a lobby at 4pm on Thursday 27th July outside outside Oxford Town Hall for the City Council’s Housing Panel called by Oxford#Homes4All The Panel will be challenged on two issues: 1. The development at Temple Cowley, where the Council have accepted the developer’s arguments that the scheme would not be viable if more than 23% of Read more about 4pm on Thursday 27th July outside Oxford Town Hall (City Council)[…]