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Jeremy Corbyn blasts Bishopsgate Goodsyard plan as “immoral and wrong”

Jeremy Corbyn warned that a multi-million pound Shoreditch redevelopment will transform Hackney into Manhattan and lead to mass “social expulsion” from the borough. The Labour...

Fact-check: What does the budget mean for Hackney?

Hackney’s residents should be rejoicing according to George Osborne after his pre-election budget, the corner having apparently been turned and plenty of juicy incentives...

Hackney Wick’s affordable housing crisis

By Alice Johnston and Tom Witherow Residents of Hackney Wick have questioned the value of the Olympic legacy as hopes of cheap housing at...

Housing company makes support workers homeless

A protest was held in Westminster today after Hackney housing company Family Mosaic made three live-in support workers jobless and homeless. The staff, who helped...

Meg Hillier: “I want to see action on affordable housing”

London’s housing is in crisis and Hackney is the epicentre, writes MP Meg Hillier in a comment piece for the Hackney Post.  In my borough...

Abbott blasts Hackney housing chaos

Diane Abbott received cheers on Sunday evening when she told a capacity crowd that London's housing system was “f***ed”. Speaking at a discussion held at the...

Housing in Hackney: 1,500 in overcrowded conditions

A freedom of information request has revealed that over 1,500 people in Hackney are living in overcrowded conditions...

Pub-to-flats plan met with hostility

Hackney residents show resistance against plans to replace Victoria pub 'The Prince Edward' with luxury flats.

Hackney home to London’s fastest-growing house prices

Gentrification in Hackney is leaving local residents locked out of the housing market, a new report suggests. Savills estate agents found that Hackney was home...

More than a quarter of all Hackney social housing lack standards

Hackney Council promised to ensure that council homes met a set standard by 2012, but has achieved this in less than 75 per cent of cases.