TAROE Trust makes third and fourth contributions to Grenfell Inquiry Terms of Reference consultation

TAROE Trust has today made two further contributions to the consultation on the Grenfell Inquiry Terms of Reference. The contributions relate to: Seeking clarification on the ‘Staying Put’ guidance Review of the agency and management responses Full details of the submissions are reproduced below here:   CLARIFICATION ON ‘STAYING PUT’ POLICY …

Tenant empowerment – it’s common sense

The appalling and horrific events that have unfolded at Grenfell is a stark reminder of the perils of austerity and the failure to give consumers a voice. Indeed, as some of the events leading to Grenfell have unfolded we have learnt how there are plenty of tenants voicing disquiet with …

A tribute to Alf Chandler (1921 – 2017)

Alf Chandler, who passed away on the 24th April 2017, devoted his life to tenants. He was founder Chair of the Tenants and Residents Organisations of England (TAROE) and founder Chair of Hounslow Homes. Alf started his voluntary career fighting for the housing rights of servicemen returning from the second …

New guide on Data Protection published

HouseMark and Anthony Collins Solicitors have prepared a guide for both landlords and tenants so that they are better informed about the rights and obligations relating to data protection. TAROE Trust considers the publication to be invaluable reading for tenants, and a copy is available below: Transparency and Trust: A …

TAROE Trust responds to HCA consultation

TAROE Trust has responded to the statutory consultation by the Homes and Communities Agency on revisions to the Tenant Involvement and Empowerment Standard. The consultation documents and proposed amendments can be accessed here. TAROE Trust has welcomed the proposed amendments, which will bring increased clarity on the expectations placed on …