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This is the worst outcome for renters – does the London Mayoral election offer a glimmer of hope?
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This is the worst outcome for renters – does the London Mayoral election offer a glimmer of hope?

By Kieran Aldred This General Election result is devastating. A Conservative majority for five years – none of us expected it. No Labour/ SNP led Tory opposition. No Liberal Democrat break on austerity. Just pure unadulterated revved up Thatcherite neoliberalism. For private renters in England and Wales, and everyone caught up in the gnashing teeth … Continue reading

Demo on Saturday! Family Mosaic to make staff homeless and jobless
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Demo on Saturday! Family Mosaic to make staff homeless and jobless

When: Saturday, 9:30-11:00am Where: First Step Homes Show, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster The housing association Family Mosaic are planning to make four residential support workers in Hackney homeless and jobless next month. The staff, employed by the large housing association currently support people with learning difficulties and their accommodation is attached to their employment. But now … Continue reading

Occupation, eviction resistance, demonstration: Is this the beginning of the end of the housing crisis?
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Occupation, eviction resistance, demonstration: Is this the beginning of the end of the housing crisis?

Occupations, demonstrations, eviction resistance – these are the direct action tactics that are being used by a swelling, increasingly vocal movement of housing activists. The March for Homes brought together thousands upon thousands of people onto the streets of London to protest against the sale of council housing, rip off rents and an overall housing system … Continue reading