Housing rights groups and left-wing parties in Portugal have been calling on the government to institute rent caps and fund social housing. They have also opposed the housing program introduced by the government
The conservative Christian Democratic Union emerged as the single largest party in Berlin even as the incumbent Social Democrats-Greens-Die Linke coalition retained its majority. Housing rights groups have urged the new State parliament in Berlin ensure the socialization of large housing stocks which was approved in a referendum in 2021
As US President Joe Biden’s Summit of the Americas is underway in Los Angeles, a city with 66,400 homeless people, housing takes a front seat in discussions at the People’s Summit that is concurrently taking place
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.
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
Major cities in the Netherlands have been facing an acute housing crisis marked by higher rents, skyrocketing property prices, evictions, and homelessness.
A brief account of recent actions by housing rights groups and grassroot community organizations across Europe in pursuit of dignified and affordable living
Hundreds arrived at the Lamport Stadium park to oppose the forcible eviction of a homeless encampment, leading to 26 arrests and several injuries
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
National deputy Federico Fagioli speaks to ARG Medios about the structural causes of the housing deficit in Argentina
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 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