18 organizations, including trade unions and left parties, took part in the protest. According to a recent report, Luxembourg has seen the highest rise in housing prices in the first quarter in Europe.
National deputy Federico Fagioli speaks to ARG Medios about the structural causes of the housing deficit in Argentina
The protest was organized by housing rights groups and leftist parties in response to a controversial directive by the Esch City Council to regulate the procedures for renting apartments
A Day of Action was observed on June 17 on the call of the Community Action Tenants Union of Ireland. The COVID-19 lockdown has worsened the plight of tenants and homeless people in Irish cities
Berlin has been facing a housing crisis and soaring rents. As per reports, rents in the city have increased by 60% since 2011
The demand to stop winter evictions is gaining traction across Scotland, with reportedly 45 homeless people having died last year on the streets of Glasgow alone
The Left party in Luxembourg has called for a law to protect tenants from the rampant speculation in the real estate market, following several reports indicating an alarming increase in housing rents by 10-12% in 2018 alone
Activists boarded a train and pasted posters condemning housing provider Serco, which is planning to evict over 300 asylum seekers after it lost a contract to provide housing
Private housing provider Serco has sent eviction notices to 300 asylum seekers after the contract for providing shelter for them was given to another company. Activists say the privatization of these services has led to the exploitation of asylum seekers by housing providers
Increased participation of university students in anti-eviction protests has irked the pro-government right-wing factions. This is believed to have led to the attack on housing activists inside the Novi Sad university campus.
Alexander Homits of the Connolly Youth Movement in Ireland discusses the housing crisis in Ireland and the issues facing Irish youth
Latest figures from Ireland’s Department of Housing show that 10,305 people were registered as homeless in March, including 3,821 children. This number has spiked from nearly 3,000 in 2014.