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The development set to replace Highgate Newtown Community Centre will now feature 41 homes, after Camden Council’s planning committee approved its expanded plans.

A disabled former soldier who calls Muswell Hill home has made an impassioned plea for help to find a better home – as spinal injuries he first suffered in the army deteriorate.

Bernadette McCarthy, 87, had thought her days of being stuck in the lobby of her Lisson Green home – separated from her own flat by a faulty fire door – were over.

A bad year for house prices in Camden continued in November, the latest Government figures show.

Highgate Newtown is hard to pin down. Modernist utopia or architectural aberration?

A pioneering housing model founded on the belief that a home is a basic human right is helping 44 people in Camden.

Promising artists from Camden’s Arlington homeless hostel had something extra to celebrate over Christmas – their work is on show at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA).

As the days before December 25 ticked by, families living at St John’s Court in Finchley Road were panicking that Christmas could be very unpleasant indeed after being left without hot water for a fortnight.

A Christmas appeal is raising cash to support “hundreds of homeless young people” in King’s Cross and the surrounding area over the festive period.

Westminster Council and a housing charity have launched a homelessness advice centre in Queen’s Park.

Haringey has the second highest rate of homelessness of any local authority in the UK, while Camden is the third worst when it comes to the number of rough sleepers.

A provider for vulnerable young people has pocketed more than £1m from councils despite running an unregulated facility for at least seven years.

People in the affordable housing that forms part of a luxury development in Kentish Town are being made to pay a service charge... for services they can’t actually use. Sam Volpe speaks to neighbours at Prince’s Park

A Fortis Green councillor has backed neighbours’ calls for Haringey Council to do something about an “eyesore” property bordering a conservation area.

Opponents of the 100 Avenue Road development suffered a major blow last night as Camden voted through a controversial plan that will funnel seven lorries a day through residential streets in Swiss Cottage.

The families left homeless by the fire that destroyed the upper floors of Willow House in East Finchley last week said Barnet Council treated them “like ants to be squashed” in the immediate aftermath of the fire.

The Temple Fortune community was celebrating on Tuesday after Barnet’s Finchley and Golders Green planning committee unanimously rejected plans to build housing on the old Templars Tennis Club.

Altered plans for the controversial development of 100 Avenue Road in Swiss Cottage won’t go before Camden Council’s planning committee – after council officers defied councillors and approved them.

Neighbours are up in arms over plans to build over tennis courts that have stood in Temple Fortune for generations.

Developers who illegally demolished a Maida Vale pub have put it up for sale before they have finished rebuilding it.

Brexit uncertainty is one reason for a slowdown in Camden house prices, says a leading estate agent, as new data show property values in the borough fell 0.8 per cent in August and 2.1pc in the last 12 months.

Community groups are celebrating after the owners of the “landmark” Alliance pub in West Hampstead had planning permission for extensive remodelling and redevelopment refused.

“With Universal Credit on one hand and Brexit causing uncertainty over immigration on the other, we’ll probably have queues out of the door.” That’s the warning from Sean Canning, director of the Camden Community Law Centre, as it celebrates its 45th birthday.

The buyer of Branch Hill House in Hampstead has been revealed as Almax Group after it wrote to around 1000 local households informing them of plans for public consultation over the future of the building – including how it could accommodate affordable housing on-site.

A Muswell Hill building site has been abandoned for nearly two months after the builders went “AWOL”.

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