Islington Park Street: co-operative living under threat

Sharing for reference, remember Islington Park Street Patchwork Housing well, it is beyond measure how important it is to have this co-operative housing in London.

Islington Faces Blog

Everyone has a story. In this guest post Caroline Russell (Green Party member, Highbuy East councillor and hopeful London Assembly & Mayoral candidate) visited four knocked-together houses in Islington Park Street that are home to a diverse group of 18 people living under a threat of eviction.  THIS POST IS REBLOGGED on Islington Faces Blog FROM HERE.

Campaign photo from the two communities set up by Franciscan xx nearly 30 years ago which are under threat. Campaign photo from the two communities set up by Franciscan friar, Greg Moore, nearly 30 years ago which are under threat. Photo on the right top shows Islington Park Street, N1.

The property in Islington Park Street was taken on ten years ago by One Housing Group (OHG), from the now closed down Patchwork Housing Association, along with other properties, for a token £1 payment. OHG first issued notice to quit five years ago (2010) and have recently begun eviction proceedings.This is a sadly familiar story in a city where land values…

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