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Sweets Way resists eviction

24 March 2015
Campaigners in north London held a victory march from Barnet County Court on Monday of this week after a judge postponed a hearing to evict them.

Aylesbury estate demo says leave our homes alone

17 March 2015
Residents and campaigners in Southwark, south London, marched through the Aylesbury estate last Saturday to protest against plans to demolish it. 

Occupation in Barnet continues London housing fightback

10 March 2015
Tenants and supporters have occupied a newly empty house on the Sweets Way estate in Barnet, north London.

Haringey march against re-development

24 February 2015
Council tenants and supporters marched on Haringey Civic Centre in north London on Monday of this week in protest against redevelopment plans.

Resistance is mounting to attacks on our homes

24 February 2015
Tenants and campaigners fighting social cleansing on London estates spoke to Dave Sewell about their battles against the bailiffs, cops and councils

Tenants fight back against evictions

17 February 2015
Resistance to the destruction of London’s council and social housing is picking up.

Protest over south London demolition

10 February 2015
A protest was set to take place outside Southwark council’s cabinet meeting on Tuesday of this week, against plans to demolish south London’s Aylesbury estate.

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

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