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A teenager boy's bedroom ceiling came crashing down three years after his mum first started complaining to Brent Council about damp and rainfall in his room.

A rogue landlord has been convicted and fined £10,000 for renting out an unsafe, unlicensed property in Cricklewood.

A disabled couple who were safely moved following a brutal attack at their Wembley hostel are now battling with their housing association which says they can't keep their pet dog.

A Cricklewood film-maker has made a documentary showing the final hours before another Cricklewood man, Ahmed Hussain Siddiqi, lost his home.

The NHS has sold its land in Park Royal and in Northwick Park for more than £22m to a housing association intent on building thousands of homes.

A disabled man who has turned his back on a criminal past fears he will be dead before he is able to find suitable housing.

Dozens of neighbours living in new build blocks in South Kilburn feel "trapped" in what they feel are "defective and neglected" housing association homes.

Diana Thompson thought she could con tenants in her unlicenced Wembley home, lie about her council tax payments and deceive private housing services.

A disabled lecturer who has been living with a mice infestation for 17 years in his Harlesden home is pleading with his housing association to move him.

More than 300 single homeless people in Brent have been found a secure roof over their heads since the launch of a new service a year ago.

All occupiers of a housing block in South Kilburn will be forced to move out due to "defects" with the building.

A Neasden man has been suspended from a Baptist church in Willesden where he volunteers in a row over development plans.

A Willesden charity founder is calling on a major housing association to be more transparent with its service charges for leaseholders after estimate bills went up by £8,000.

Neighbours in Alperton still have questions over what will be Brent's tallest tower - with preparatory works already getting underway.

Brent cabinet chiefs have bulldozed the Kilburn community's hopes for the Granville and Carlton centres, which will now be redeveloped into housing and enterprise space.

Neighbours crowded into a pair of lively meetings to better understand the plans for their Stonebridge estate - which could be flattened and rebuilt.

Supporters of a vital Kenton hospice marched on Brent Civic Centre armed with 6,125 petition signatures and more than 30,000 emails demanding the withdrawal of development plans.

I don't blame anyone for wanting to buy their council house.

Former Brent Council housing stock bought under Right to Buy in the last two decades has been sold off into private hands for a collective profit of £176million, new figures have revealed.

Campaigners have won the first stage of their battle to stop Brent Council redeveloping the Bridge Park Community Centre.

The director of a housing charity in Willesden has hailed new policy allowing private renters in Brent to sue landlords who ignore defective homes.

Enforcement officers were up before dawn to carry out a raid on a house in Wembley,

A young mother from Brent was terrified when she discovered huge mushrooms growing in the emergency accommodation she shared with her four year old and four month old baby.

There was relief for Willesden neighbours after planning chiefs emphatically knocked back plans for a seven-storey block in their residential street.

A community in Wembley claims Brent Council is putting profit above people's safety with its plans to level garages and build four "luxury" bungalows - none of them at social rent.

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A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.

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