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Plans to convert the historic Branch Hill House in Hampstead into 34 homes have been submitted by a developer.

Queen Mary’s House in Hampstead could be redeveloped to create 150 homes, according to Camden’s draft ‘site allocations local plan’ policy.

Plans to turn the Best Western-owned Palm Hotel in Childs Hill into a mammoth 115-bed shared home have been met with anger.

Haringey Council is considering building council homes in the heart of Muswell Hill and on a YMCA-occupied site in Hornsey.

Camden’s council housing has, as it has aged, come to attain a cult status.

Vulnerable residents in supported housing in Crouch End are baffled by the construction of a “garden path to nowhere”.

After a plans to build nine flats on top of the historic Lauderdale Mansions West building in Maida Vale drew the ire of the community last summer, the developer has returned with a revised planning application.

Members of a new homeless outreach group launched in response to Finsbury Park’s rough sleeper problem were “humbled” after a successful first food drive on New Year’s Day.

With a newly-refurbished boiler system, young families and pensioners living in a Lisson Grove council block weren’t expecting a litany of problems when the time came to switch the heating on.

Homebuilding may be at a 30-year high, but experts say a rise in the number of long-term empty properties shows the wrong kind of housing is being built.

An anonymous group of activists have “occupied” the former home of Maida Hill artist Gerard ‘Gerry’ Dalton who died over the summer.

Renting privately in Camden costs £4,000 more in 2019 than seven years ago – and the picture is even worse in Haringey.

Community leaders have hit out at a “divisive” poster campaign against the Islamic group who own the Golders Green Hippodrome.

If you’ve passed through King’s Cross in the last week you’ll have been hard-pushed to miss the hoardings publicising a massive youth homelessness camnpaign.

The 70-year-old academic who scoops rubbish out of the Regent’s Canal every day has spoken about his “extreme camping” lifestyle in King’s Cross.

Private tenant Steven Hackwell, a filmmaker who only moved into a flat in the building a month ago, was shocked when what is thought to have been a burst water main saw service fail on September 18.

Camden Council has admitted that a town hall officer ordered the belongings of a homeless woman to be disposed of from the underpass near Finchley Road Tube station on Friday morning.

A woman whose controversial Heath-side cottage has drawn the ire of Camden’s planners must pull her home down after a planning inspector ruled against her.

A trio of homeowners in Crouch End were surprised and alarmed on Monday afternoon to see scaffolding had been erected across the front of their flats – without any of them having building work planned.

London may be in the grip of a housing crisis, but it has more than 67,000 homes with no permanent residents, according to government figures.

Westminster Council has defended its policy of selling off “unsuitable” council homes after opposition councillors criticised the “unacceptable” policy.

A lengthy court battle over a mansion block with two separate heating systems has come to an end with a county court judge declaring works had been carried out unlawfully – and that the building’s manager must pay hundreds of thousands of pounds in legal costs.

Worms, bats, and a lack of funding for affordable housing have scuppered a developer’s plans to build a retirement village on the Gondar Reservoir site in West Hampstead.

Residents are in uproar over a planned extension to Maida Vale’s Lauderdale Mansions West that will add additional flats to the top of the building.

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