HA Service Charges, Housing, Housing protest, Rent Strike, Rents, Safe Homes, Service Charge Strike, Service Charges, Tenant & Resident Democracy

Strike On!

In December 2022, SHAC held a public meeting on rent and service charge strikes.

Rent Strikes – Then and Now

The restrictions and economic hardship prompted by Covid has triggered rent strikes in Spain and amongst students in the UK. However, in Britain, rent strikes go back much further, as our introduction explained.

Taking a Rent or Service Charge Strike

The next presentation discussed why rent and service charge strikes are on the increase, what the risks are, how we mitigate risks, and how SHAC can help.

SHAC’s Rent & Service Charge Strike Group

Our Rent & Service Charge Strike Group is open to any housing association tenant or resident (regardless of landlord) who is withholding rent or service charge payments, either wholly or partially, or who aims to do so.

21 December 2021

The views expressed in this article are the author’s own.

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