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.
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
Die Linke (The Left) in Germany has demanded that rent hikes be halted. It has also called for a ban on evictions during this period of crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic
Though the organization supports the provision for land appropriation, they believe land-reform must be made from below
Residential area regulations that were approved in May 2018 are widely believed to be racially instigated, in a bid to structurally isolate ethnic minorities and immigrant Muslims
The students groups have called for a rally on October 5, in Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Square, to protest against the exorbitant cost of living outside the universities due to shortage of dormitory accommodations.