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

South London estate agent signs subverted by ‘I Love Council Houses’ posters
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South London estate agent signs subverted by ‘I Love Council Houses’ posters

Originally published by Brixton Buzz. There’s certainly no shortage of estate agent boards polluting the sight lines of London streets, and although they can make great planters, one activist decided to add a new message to the ones in his area. All around Edgeley Road and Clapham Manor Street in Clapham North, estate agent signs were … Continue reading

Radical action is needed to address the housing crisis, say 82% of Londoners
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Radical action is needed to address the housing crisis, say 82% of Londoners

Londoners have spoken; 82% believe radical action is now needed to address the housing crisis (Ipsos Mori poll of 1,000 Londoners). This week we also learned that Private landlords have bought up half of the former council homes in some of London’s poorest boroughs by exploiting Margaret Thatcher’s celebrated right-to-buy scheme. These findings come from a report by … Continue reading