IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Activists occupy house set for demolition by ‘not-for-profit’ housing association

housesHousing and climate campaigners occupied a house in south-east London in protest against its planned demolition and the ‘crime’ of leaving empty homes boarded up amid a housing crisis, reports The Morning Star.

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The Morning Star writes:

Protesters from Radical Housing Network and other groups marched to the head office of “not-for profit” housing association Peabody on Saturday before occupying the three-bedroom property…

…one of many Housing Rebellion protests that day…

Peabody has submitted a planning application for the demolition of the existing buildings and the construction of a series of new residential buildings, both private and “affordable,” and commercial properties…

A Peabody spokesperson said its priority is to provide affordable housing and support local communities..

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