Housing crisis
Housing Protest - UK Activists occupy Wyndford high-flats in Glasgow, protesting demolition plans

Plans to demolish the Wyndford high-flats, with 600 social housing facilities, in order to build new blocks with 300 rental spaces have drawn widespread criticism

The poor are bearing the brunt of California’s storms

As the West Coast of the US faces torrential rains and harsh wind, California’s 172,000 homeless people face two storms: natural disaster and state indifference

Housing Rights - Berlin Berlin housing rights groups renew calls for expropriation of private realtors’ properties 

On December 15, an interim report published by a commission on the implementation of the 2021 referendum for the appropriation of private real estate in the city of Berlin stated that the State had the constitutional competence to go ahead with the move and that it was financially feasible

Raise the Roof - Ireland Thousands march in Dublin demanding dignified housing for all 

Progressive organizations in Ireland have demanded that the national government implement emergency measures to address the growing housing crisis

Students Protest - Amsterdam (1) Students protest lack of staff and facilities at Amsterdam University

The protesters alleged that international students are brought to the Netherlands under false promises but then have to struggle to find housing and proper facilities after arrival

Uruguayans mobilize in defense of right to housing

The mobilizations were held in rejection of the article 304 of the new accountability and budget bill, which eliminated the subsidy for families facing issues with repayment of their housing loans

“How many more people gotta die?” ask Bronx residents

After building fire kills 17, Bronx community members plead for system-wide solutions as City shifts blame from landlord to residents

Berliners win vote to expropriate housing from corporate landlords. What’s next?

Berlin’s housing referendum became possible after years of struggle to make housing in the city affordable and available to all again. To understand the issue and the movement that led to this vote, Peoples Dispatch spoke to Anisia Petcu.

Housing Rights - Netherlands Protests demanding affordable housing surge in the Netherlands

Various housing rights groups and progressive youth/students groups in major Dutch cities have formed coalitions and started mobilizations demanding affordable and dignified housing

‘Residential Revolt’ for affordable, safe housing in the Netherlands and other stories

Today we look at protests in the Netherlands to demand affordable social housing, renewed protests against right-wing President Nayib Bukele in El Salvador, and more

Students Protest-Netherlands In Netherlands, students protesting housing crisis occupy Groningen University building

Progressive sections in the Dutch city of Groningen have launched the Shelter Our Students (SOS) campaign, a couch surfing initiative to help homeless students

After Supreme Court ruling, a tsunami of evictions is set overwhelm US

Following a Supreme Court ruling that ended the moratorium, evictions are resuming in the United States. Eugene Puryear talks about the impact of this judgement on millions who might face a housing crisis even as the pandemic continues to rage on