housing

Hackney prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

Hackney prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

With the worlds eyes on Syrian refugees and economic migrants fleeing unstable and war-torn regions, Hackney Council has revealed it is already supporting 30 unaccompanied children and young people who have recently arrived in the borough. Mayor Jules Pipes has also called on the government to “step up its effort”. In a released statement, the […]

‘No Hackney High-rise’?.. So where is everyone going to live?

‘No Hackney High-rise’?.. So where is everyone going to live?

  Despite London’s status as a leading world capital our city has some very serious problems affecting its potential and that of its inhabitants – namely a chronic and dire housing shortage, the smallest room-sizes to be found anywhere in the western world, and prices so high that they exclude all but the very wealthy from buying a home […]