London renters respond to racist discrimination from letting agents
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London renters respond to racist discrimination from letting agents

Tonight BBC’s Inside Out revealed letting agents racially discriminating against prospective renters in West London. Going undercover in ten letting agents, they found all agents where quite happy not to let to Afro Caribbeans when journalists posing as landlords requested it. A group of private renter group including Digs who launched the ‘Let Down’ campaign … Continue reading

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Hackney renters take to the streets for real life Monopoly

On Saturday members of Hackney renters group Digs and their supporters gathered to challenge local letting agents for pushing up rents and generally making life miserable for local renters. Gathering outside Hackney town hall, the group were introduced to a slimy letting agent (who you might recognise from our video…) who played host to a Monopoly game show … Continue reading

Londoners confront letting agents and call for end to ‘Housing Crisis Monopoly’
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Londoners confront letting agents and call for end to ‘Housing Crisis Monopoly’

On Saturday renters from North East London gathered outside high street letting agents on Upper Street, Islington to demand an end to rip off fees, spiraling rents and exploitation of private tenants. Local campaign groups from Tower Hamlets, Islington and Hackney staged a series of fun, theatrical actions outside letting agents Foxtons, Savills and Faron … Continue reading