Housing rights
Netherlands: Struggle for affordable housing intensifies with protests in multiple cities

Activists from various youth & student groups, feminist groups, trade unions and political parties marched for housing rights on the call of #Woonrevolte Amersfoort, a housing rights coalition.

Rent freeze in Bavaria - Germany German federal court rejects demand for referendum to freeze rents in Bavaria

The housing rights coalition in the Bavarian State of Germany has collected more than 35,000 signatures on a petition demanding the government to conduct a referendum calling for a law that would limit the rent level in 162 Bavarian municipalities with a tense housing market

Protests demanding affordable housing continue in the Netherlands

Major cities in the Netherlands have been facing an acute housing crisis marked by higher rents, skyrocketing property prices, evictions, and homelessness.

Housing Rights-Europe 1 ‘Landlord, Landlord, My roof has sprung a leak’

A brief account of recent actions by housing rights groups and grassroot community organizations across Europe in pursuit of dignified and affordable living

26 arrested in police crackdown on homeless encampment in Toronto

Hundreds arrived at the Lamport Stadium park to oppose the forcible eviction of a homeless encampment, leading to 26 arrests and several injuries

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

“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

Ban on evictions-UK UK housing rights group demands end to evictions during pandemic

Housing rights group ACORN said that despite the government’s extension of the ban on evictions, landlords can still issue a Section 21 Notice of Possession to their tenants and begin the process of taking over a property

Residents in East Brighton, UK demand affordable housing

Residents are protesting plans by a private company to build up to 700 homes for the ultra-rich. They have demanded that at least 40% of the homes be affordable for common people

Socialist party of Zambia manifesto Socialist Party’s manifesto promises revolutionary change in Zambia

The Socialist Party of Zambia released its election manifesto on June 18, Wednesday, promising universal education and healthcare, as well as the expansion of housing and sanitation facilities for the masses

Ireland protests George Floyd Progressives in Ireland unite to demand justice for George Floyd

Marches in solidarity with the anti-racist protests in the US were held, defying police restrictions, in Dublin in the Irish Republic and Belfast in Northern Ireland. Protesters, however, adhered to the COVID-19 safety protocol

Tenants Protest - UK UK tenants union calls for no homelessness and rent debt

The call for the mobilization was given by the union, ACORN, which has also started a petition to protect tenants, lodgers and mortgage holders from eviction and debt during the COVID-19 outbreak

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