31 July 2020 — London Renters Union
What: Rent debt and evictions solidarity meeting
When: Wednesday 12th August 2020 6pm-8pm
Location: Via Zoom. Register here
16 July 2020 — London Renters Union
What: Stop Evictions Training
When: Wednesday 29th July 2020 6pm-8pm
Location: Via Zoom. Instructions on how to join will be sent to everyone who registers.
Want to know how to prevent and resist evictions? This is the training for you!
11 July 2020 — WSWS
Phase Two of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry resumed Monday after being halted in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. More than three years on from the devastating fire that claimed 72 lives, the resumption of the inquiry confirms its character as a contemptible cover-up.
This week’s reopening met with widespread outrage from survivors and the bereaved over further proposed delays to proceedings and arrangements restricting their access to hearings. As of Friday, the inquiry had only met for 18 days of hearings since January.
19 June 2020 — London Renters Union
The government has announced a 2 month extension of the eviction ban – the first victory of the Can’t Pay Won’t Pay campaign.
Research by the Resolution Foundation showed that hundreds of thousands of renters across London are in debt to their landlord. Unless the government cancels rent debt and makes the eviction ban permanent, renters will remain in huge danger.
14 June 2020 — London Renters Union
Good news! The government has announced a 2 month extension of the eviction ban. Renters getting organised helped make this happen.
This extension is the first victory of the Can’t Pay Won’t Pay campaign, but we have so much more to win. We still need the government to cancel rent debt and make the evictions ban permanent, so that all renters are safe. The government should end the benefits ban on migrants, and the government must end the racist Right to Rent legislation that means people have to prove their migration status when starting a new tenancy.
10 April 2020 — London Renters Union
We’ve heard from thousands of renters over the last few weeks. While some people have managed to win a rent reduction or a complete rent suspension using our template letter, we’re also hearing that lots of landlords and estate agents are bullying tenants to pay rent in full.
8 April 2020 — London Renters Union
Rent payments should be suspended for all renters. Emergency laws should be introduced so that no one is evicted from their home during the Coronavirus pandemic or in the aftermath. The 216,000 empty homes in the UK should be used to provide housing to people who need it.
26 January 2020 — Housmans Books
HOUSMANS NEWSLETTER – FEBRUARY 2020
1. Our Power Is Real – Saturday 28th March
2. London Bookshop Crawl 2020
3. ‘Journey Through Utopia’ with Matthew S. Adams, Rhiannon Firth, and Tim Waterman
4. Poetry Against Homelessness
5. ‘The Clamour of Nationalism: Race and the Nation in Twenty-First Century Britain’
6. Radixal Love Zine V Day Takeover
7. ‘In and Against the State: Lessons from our recent past’ with Rosemary Grennan and Seth Wheeler
8.’So We Live: The Novels of Alexander Baron’ with Susie Thomas, Nadia Valman, and Ken Worpole
9. Autonomy Now presents: ‘Occult Features of Anarchism’ with Erica Lagalisse and Carl Levy
10. ‘Feminism for the 99%’ with Sara Farris and Susan Pashkoff