Housing crisis
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

Scotland evictions Winter evictions lead to protests by tenants in Glasgow

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

Housing prices Left demands legislation to address housing crisis in Luxembourg

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

Housing rights activists continue protests against Serco Housing activists continue protests against eviction of asylum seekers in Glasgow

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

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