Housing crisis
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

‘Cancel The Rents’: People across the US mobilize calling for housing relief

The Party for Socialism and Liberation organized a three-day nationwide campaign with demonstrations in 30 different locations calling for government intervention in the spiraling housing crisis

Housing Rights-Italy Italian housing rights groups protest government’s rejection of eviction ban extension

Major parliamentary parties in Italy, including the ruling Democratic Party, have refused to extend the ban on evictions which was imposed in the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis. Evictions are set to resume on January 1

Czech Protests Czech communists demand affordable housing for Prague dwellers

A campaign was organized on the anniversary of the Velvet Revolution on November 17 to protest the severe housing crisis in Prague and to highlight the plight of the country 31 years after the transition from communist rule

Housing rights-Luxembourg “Roof is a right:” Luxembourgers demand affordable and dignified housing

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.

“The housing deficit is solved by comprehensive policies,” says Federico Fagioli

National deputy Federico Fagioli speaks to ARG Medios about the structural causes of the housing deficit in Argentina

Housing Rights-Luxembourg Progressives demonstrate in Luxembourg demanding housing rights

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

Irish housing rights Irish housing rights group demands ban on evictions during COVID-19 crisis

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 house rent Berlin State stops rent hikes for five years

Berlin has been facing a housing crisis and soaring rents. As per reports, rents in the city have increased by 60% since 2011

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