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StopHDV protest against gentrification of council estate, High Court, London, as judicial review of the Haringey Development Vehicle which will hand over Council housing estates to property developer Lendlease, begins
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March of the towers, Resistance in the East End protest for safe homes organised by Focus E15 Mothers, Newham, East London © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

March of the towers, Resistance in the East End protest for safe homes organised by Focus E15 Mothers, Newham, East London
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March of the towers, Resistance in the East End protest for safe homes organised by Focus E15 Mothers, Newham, East London © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

March of the towers, Resistance in the East End protest for safe homes organised by Focus E15 Mothers, Newham, East London
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London Fire Brigade Urban Search and Rescue inside the building, Grenfell Tower Fire, West London © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

London Fire Brigade Urban Search and Rescue inside the building, Grenfell Tower Fire, West London
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Children with floral tributes and missing posters in for the victims Grenfell Tower Fire, West London © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Children with floral tributes and missing posters in for the victims Grenfell Tower Fire, West London
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Floral tributes and missing posters in for the victims Grenfell Tower Fire, West London © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Floral tributes and missing posters in for the victims Grenfell Tower Fire, West London
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Street in Islington, North London, described as a no go area at the time, barricaded by the locals in protest against rent rises, means testing and evictions under the proposed new rent act. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Street in Islington, North London, described as a no go area at the time, barricaded by the locals in protest against rent rises, means testing and evictions under the proposed new rent act.
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Squatters talk to printers, lobby of The Evening News and Daily Mail over negative news coverage of squatting, London 1975 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Squatters talk to printers, lobby of The Evening News and Daily Mail over negative news coverage of squatting, London 1975
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1976: Graffiti on a bricked-up empty council owned property in Westbourne Park Road, West London. A number of empty houses in the street were occupied by squatters. Think of this as a window. © Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

1976: Graffiti on a bricked-up empty council owned property in Westbourne Park Road, West London. A number of empty houses in the street were occupied by squatters. Think of this as a window.
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Squatters outside court. Piers Corbyn (L), one of the leaders and brother to Jeremy Corbyn, London 1979 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Squatters outside court. Piers Corbyn (L), one of the leaders and brother to Jeremy Corbyn, London 1979
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Police and baliffs evicting squatters, London 1979 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Police and baliffs evicting squatters, London 1979
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Meeting of squatters who took over part of housing estate, Kennington, South London 1980 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Meeting of squatters who took over part of housing estate, Kennington, South London 1980
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Jeremy Corbyn MP protest march to Holloway Prison against the Housing Bill and in support of council housing and affordable rents for tenants © Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn MP protest march to Holloway Prison against the Housing Bill and in support of council housing and affordable rents for tenants
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March to Holloway Prison which is to be sold off for housing development, protest against the Housing Bill, in support of council housing and affordable rents for all tenants © Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

March to Holloway Prison which is to be sold off for housing development, protest against the Housing Bill, in support of council housing and affordable rents for all tenants
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March to Holloway Prison which is to be sold off for housing development, protest against the Housing Bill, in support of council housing and affordable rents for all tenants © Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

March to Holloway Prison which is to be sold off for housing development, protest against the Housing Bill, in support of council housing and affordable rents for all tenants
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March to Holloway Prison which is to be sold off for housing development, protest against the Housing Bill, in support of council housing and affordable rents for all tenants © Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

March to Holloway Prison which is to be sold off for housing development, protest against the Housing Bill, in support of council housing and affordable rents for all tenants
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Right to Buy government advertisement encouraging council tenants to buy their homes, side of a telephone box, Aston, Birmingham© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Right to Buy government advertisement encouraging council tenants to buy their homes, side of a telephone box, Aston, Birmingham© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk
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Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants.
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Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
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NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
info@reportdigital.co.uk
http://www.reportdigital.co.uk
NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
info@reportdigital.co.uk
http://www.reportdigital.co.uk
NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
info@reportdigital.co.uk
http://www.reportdigital.co.uk
NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
info@reportdigital.co.uk
http://www.reportdigital.co.uk
NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Social Housing Not Social Cleansing. Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483  info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Social Housing Not Social Cleansing. Residents of Cressingham Gardens Estate in Brixton, London, demonstrate outside Lambeth Town Hall over council plans to demolish their homes and build new housing which they believe will be unaffordable for existing tenants.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)
Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483
info@reportdigital.co.uk
http://www.reportdigital.co.uk
NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Construction of a new tower block on West Hendon Estate, where tenants and leaseholders in 680 properties are being moved out to make way for a 2000 home development by Barratts and Barnet Council, only 200 of which will be social housing.  Leaseholders have been forced to sell at very low prices and only secure tenants are being rehoused on the estate. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Construction of a new tower block on West Hendon Estate, where tenants and leaseholders in 680 properties are being moved out to make way for a 2000 home development by Barratts and Barnet Council, only 200 of which will be social housing. Leaseholders have been forced to sell at very low prices and only secure tenants are being rehoused on the estate.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Mrs Mehta is about to move to a new flat on West Hendon Estate, where she has lived for over 30 years.  Tenants and leaseholders in 680 properties on the estate are being moved out to make way for a 2000 home development by Barratts and Barnet Council, only 200 of which will be social housing.  Many of her leaseholder neighbours have been forced to sell at very low prices and only secure tenants are being rehoused on the estate. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Mrs Mehta is about to move to a new flat on West Hendon Estate, where she has lived for over 30 years. Tenants and leaseholders in 680 properties on the estate are being moved out to make way for a 2000 home development by Barratts and Barnet Council, only 200 of which will be social housing. Many of her leaseholder neighbours have been forced to sell at very low prices and only secure tenants are being rehoused on the estate.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

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Abdou Guernaoui (aged 14) at a house occupied by housing campaigners on the Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London.  His family was evicted from their former home on the estate and placed in emergency accommodation outside the borough in February. Abdou now has to travel up to 2 hours each way to school and evening football practice sessions.  The evictions took place in advance of proposed demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Abdou Guernaoui (aged 14) at a house occupied by housing campaigners on the Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London. His family was evicted from their former home on the estate and placed in emergency accommodation outside the borough in February. Abdou now has to travel up to 2 hours each way to school and evening football practice sessions. The evictions took place in advance of proposed demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Empty housing on Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London.  Many former tenants are now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough following evictions in advance of demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Empty housing on Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London. Many former tenants are now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough following evictions in advance of demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Esmaa Guernaoui confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius.  Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Esmaa Guernaoui confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius. Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Ergi Dakuci (11) confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius.  Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Ergi Dakuci (11) confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius. Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)