John Healey

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This is a direct result of decisions made by Conservative ministers: a steep drop in investment for affordable homes, crude cuts to housing benefit, reduced funding for homelessness services and a refusal to help private renters.feedback
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Aug 09 2017
John Healey has most recently been quoted in an article called Revelations about empty homes in Grenfell area 'simply unacceptable'. John Healey said, “Labour would allow councils to charge a 300% empty homes premium on properties that have been empty for more than a year and ask them to prepare empty-homes strategies to bring homes back into use in each area. We would also reverse the Conservatives' weakening of councils' powers to introduce empty dwelling management orders to bring homes back into use.”. John Healey has been quoted a grand total of 29 times in 17 articles.
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Apr 27 2017 - Labour Party

Labour doesn't just build more, we build better too. Labour councils across the country are pulling out all the stops to help people with the day-to-day housing pressures they face.feedback

Apr 12 2017

This investigation is a cautionary tale about some housing associations' work. When some of them are adopting a more commercial model, they need to take care not to adopt commercial building standards, which too often these days the public see as unsatisfactory.feedback

Apr 05 2017

This report shines new light on the difficulties faced by some homeowners who own their home on a leasehold basis. Often in the dark about the exact terms of their lease and currently unprotected from punitive terms including huge rises in rip-off 'ground rents'. Labour would start by giving leaseholders security from rip-off ground rents and end the routine use of leasehold ownership in new housing developments.feedback

Mar 26 2017 - Inequality

This is further evidence of an inequality of wealth and opportunity for home ownership in this country and it's part of seven years of failure on housing under Conservative ministers. The government has got to do more to help young first-time buyers who don't have the bank of mum and dad behind them. They could start by making sure help to buy is better targeted. It's indefensible that help to buy is helping almost 25,000 people who are not first-time buyers.feedback

Mar 26 2017

Younger people on smaller incomes are increasingly locked out.feedback

Mar 02 2017

The number of people stuck in an insecure and increasingly expensive private rented sector has grown dramatically over the last seven years. After seven years of failure on housing, not only has home ownership fallen, but affordable housebuilding has hit a 24-year low and rough sleeping has more than doubled.feedback

Mar 02 2017

After seven years of failure on housing, not only has home ownership fallen, but affordable housebuilding has hit a 24-year low, and rough sleeping has more than doubled.feedback

Jul 25 2007

The concern about water supplies now, having got drinking water to most of the areas that we need to, is to keep that going. It may be a good few days or a little longer before the mains water is back on so that people have the water they need for the rest of their everyday life. And clearly in terms of recovery and clean up and getting things back to normal, that may take a number of months.feedback

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