Armley – Hands off our Homes meeting – 14th Feb

Hands of our Homes have set up a website with details on how the Bedroom Tax may effect residents in Leeds and a meeting has already been held in Seacroft, with a further meeting being held in Armley on February 14th.

Full details at: http://leedshandsoffourhomes.wordpress.com/2013/01/29/armley-stop-the-bedroom-tax-meeting/

City Wide – Successful ‘helping hand’ scheme for first time buyers

Up to 18 new homeowners in Leeds are in line to secure their first houses after taking part in a mortgage deposit scheme – Leeds Building Society’s ‘Helping Hand’ scheme – supported by Leeds City Council.  See http://www.leeds.gov.uk/news/Pages/Council-mortgage-scheme-offering-real-Helping-Hand-for-first-time-buyers-in-Leeds.aspx  [05/02/2013  LCC]

Consultation begins on how council housing should be run in Leeds

A consultation to decide how council housing should be run in Leeds started on Friday 1 February 2013.

Leeds City Council is looking at two new options for delivering housing management services, one being a move to a single company model, such as one ALMO, and the other being to transfer all services to be integrated within the council. [1.02.2013 Leeds City Council]

For further information CLICK HERE