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Minister visits first tenant organisation in the country that has control of its finances

Published on 25 June 2013

Leathermarket JMP

Leathermarket JMB, the first tenant organisation in the country to be allowed to manage its own finances outside of council control, received a visit from Don Foster, Local Government minister.

Southwark pledges £8 million for boilers in need

Green heating

Published on 25 January 2013

Old, less efficient and unreliable boilers in need of repair, will be replaced or upgraded as part of an £8 million replacement investment programme.

Southwark Council to crack down on council tax discount fraud

Published on 29 June 2012

Southwark residents claiming Single Persons Council Tax discount advised about forthcoming review as part of anti-fraud initiatives.

Southwark sends warning letters to tenants about rioting charges

Published on 24 August 2011

Dozens of letters have been sent to tenants in Southwark warning them that they may face eviction if they or members of their household are convicted of offences related to the riots in London.

Half a billion pounds for council homes in Southwark

Mixed housing in Southwark

Published on 8 June 2011

The council has agreed an unprecedented amount of investment in council homes over the next five years

New year, new director and new focus for Southwark’s housing

Published on 10 January 2011

Gerri Scott, new director of housing services and cabinet member for housing, Ian Wingfield, will work together to address the biggest issues facing the borough.

Tenants to get automatic rebates when services go down

Published on 27 August 2010

50,000 tenants and leaseholders will have services improved or receive a rebate when there are disruptions.

Are you putting your neighbours at risk?

Published on 29 January 2010

For years, tenancy agreements and housing leases have told residents not to make changes to their homes without the council's permission.

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