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A London-based landlord has been successfully prosecuted for failing to comply with an Improvement Notice.  Officers from the Private Sector Housing Team visited the basement flat in Athelstan Road, Margate in November 2016 and found that the only acceptable fire escape from a rear bedroom had been blocked off by a fence. Despite the landlord […]

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Posted: October 24, 2018, 8:18 am

Thanet RISE officially launched on Wednesday 10 October. It is a new project set up specifically to support rough sleepers in the district. The launch also coincided with World Homelessness Day, and was attended by David Johnson, Rough Sleeping Advisor, from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government. The Thanet RISE project is a […]

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Posted: October 12, 2018, 12:52 pm

The Council has won an Excellence Award for its Thanet Winter Shelter project. The award was presented to the council’s Housing Team alongside partners from the Salvation Army, at the Kent Housing Group’s Excellence Awards 2018 on 19 September 2018. Thanet Winter Shelter – ‘Giving Hope to Change’ won the award in the category: Excellence […]

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Posted: October 3, 2018, 2:14 pm

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