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.
The Connolly Youth Movement interrupted an event attended by the prime minister, claiming that the policies of Fine Gael government, especially in the housing sector, have been destroying the country.
Rents in Germany have risen dramatically in the past five years, with Berlin witnessing an increase of a staggering 51%
In the first part of our interview with the national executive member of the Communist Party of Ireland, Jimmy Doran, we speak about a varied set of issues, ranging from reproductive rights, austerity policies of the government, to the question of Northern Ireland.