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Marches and occupation show anger over housing crisis in London

03 February 2015
A mass demonstration last Saturday pushed the London housing crisis further up the political agenda. 

Thousands march for homes and demand decent housing in London

31 January 2015
Over 4,000 Londoners defied freezing rain today, Saturday, to march on City Hall in protest at the deepening housing crisis.

March for security in our housing

27 January 2015
Activists from the West Hendon estate plan to join thousands of other campaigners surrounding London’s City Hall in protest at the capital’s housing crisis this Saturday.

Join the March for Homes to fight London's housing crisis

20 January 2015
There is growing and acute housing pressure in London. It’s particularly harsh for young people and people hit by benefit cuts.

Londoners prepare to march for housing

13 January 2015
London’s housing crisis is fuelling demand for bringing back rent controls.

New Era residents celebrate victory in fight over homes

06 January 2015
Tenants were celebrating at the New Era estate in Hackney, east London last month, after beating the corporation that had planned to kick them out and treble the rent.

How the tenants of Cressingham Gardens are fighting back to save their homes

06 January 2015
Residents on a south London estate are taking on the housing crisis in London

Reports round-up

06 January 2015
Dnata airport strike threat wins small pay rise | Unity statement against racist EDL in Dudley | Hundreds at vigil for Leelah Alcorn | Post Office strikes are off after talks | Love Activists cook up housing protest | Freedom Riders protest over cuts

New Era tenants take their fight against eviction to Downing Street

02 December 2014
Tenants facing eviction and their supporters surrounded the plush West End offices of property investment fund Westbrook on Monday of this week.

Angry tenants lobby Haringey council

02 December 2014
Tenants and campaigners lobbied Haringey council in north London on Monday of last week against its attacks on poor residents.

New Era Housing campaign: meet the London tenants fighting the corporate spivs

25 November 2014
When corporate spivs pounced on an east London estate they expected easy pickings. but they got more than they bargained for, Dave Sewell reports

New Era housing campaigners fight fresh eviction threat after victory

18 November 2014
Residents of the New Era housing estate in Hackney, east London, could face eviction before Christmas, because landlords plan a massive rent hike.

St Mungo's strikers say: 'We won, so can you'

11 November 2014
When bosses tried to slash our ­conditions and break our union, we had to fight back

Hackney housing protest targets landlord Tory MP

11 November 2014
Some 250 residents and supporters protested at the New Era housing estate in Hackney, east London, last Saturday.

Bosses buckle under strike pressure as St Mungo's Broadway workers win victory

05 November 2014
Housing workers at St Mungo’s Broadway (SMB) held a victory rally this morning, Wednesday, after bosses agreed to meet virtually all their demands.

All out for ten days in St Mungo’s Broadway next strike

04 November 2014
Unite union members at homelessness charity St Mungo’s Broadway were set to begin a ten-day strike from 8am on Wednesday of this week.

St Mungo's - strike gets stronger at homeless charity

28 October 2014
Workers at homelessness charity St Mungo’s Broadway ended a seven-day strike on Thursday of last week with a rally outside the firm’s west London headquarters.

St Mungo’s seven-day strike hits housing bosses

21 October 2014
Around 600 housing workers began a seven-day strike in London and Bristol on Friday of last week.

London protest shuts down property fair

21 October 2014
Hundreds of protesters forced a property development fair in London to close down on Wednesday of last week.

St Mungo’s housing workers get set for seven-day walkout

14 October 2014
Workers at housing charity St Mungo’s Broadway were set to walk out for seven days on Friday of this week.

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