Housing crisis
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

US Supreme Court ends pandemic-related federal ban on evictions and other stories

Today we look at the lifting of a federal ban on evictions in the US, the Struggle for Life protest by Indigenous communities in Brazil, and more

US eviction ban US apex court strikes down latest eviction ban, affecting millions 

Following pressure from landlords and realtors groups, an apex court struck down the latest eviction ban, putting around 6.5 million households at risk for eviction.

Mobilizations force Biden to enact new eviction ban

The new eviction moratorium was put in place amid protests at the federal capital led by progressive legislator Cori Bush, along with various social movements in the US

Millions threatened with evictions in the US, who is to blame?

Millions of tenants across the United States are at risk of being evicted over the next two months, as the 11-month long eviction ban by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) expired on July 31

Peruvian national police evict homeless families with tear gas

On the morning of April 28, a contingent of 2,700 police officials attacked and evicted the 10,000 homeless people living in Lomo de Corvina

UN warns of mass displacement and food insecurity in Myanmar and other stories

Today we look at forced displacements under the military coup in Myanmar, a complaint against Chile’s President Piñera in the ICC, and more

Berliners protest striking down of rent cap law by constitutional court

Housing rights groups and activists took to the streets after Germany’s constitutional court struck down a law passed by the Berlin State government freezing rents at June 2019 levels for five years

Campaign in US demands govt. intervention in housing crisis

A three-day campaign by the Party for Socialism and Liberation in the US saw rallies, protests and demonstrations where participants emphasized one message — housing is a human right

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