Housing crisis
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

glasgow evictions Activist groups in Glasgow are up in arms against the eviction of asylum seekers

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

Serbia anti-eviction protests Serbian housing rights groups express outrage over forceful evictions, attacks on activists

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.

“A divided working class in Ireland can never achieve Socialism”

Alexander Homits of the Connolly Youth Movement in Ireland discusses the housing crisis in Ireland and the issues facing Irish youth

Raise the Roof Ireland Thousands march in Dublin’s ‘Raise the Roof’ rally, demanding government action on housing crisis

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.

may day - ireland Communist youth in Ireland seek structural solution to homelessness

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.

Demanding affordable housing, thousands march in Berlin against soaring rents

Rents in Germany have risen dramatically in the past five years, with Berlin witnessing an increase of a staggering 51%

Irish Communist Party - Interview ‘Our allegiance is to Irish Republic, declared in 1916, which include everything from the plough to the stars’

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.

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