Housing, No Evictions, Tenant & Resident Democracy, Waive The Rents

No Evictions: Making A Demand on Our Politicians

At the end of August we joined an alliance of housing campaign groups and activists to demand that tenants are protected against evictions during the pandemic. We also demand that housing associations waive rents and service charges even after lockdown for those who can show that they have suffered economically as a result of Covid-19.… Continue reading No Evictions: Making A Demand on Our Politicians

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Opposing Evictions

Our well-attended open meeting discussed tactics for opposing housing association evictions. We agreed a series of actions to help support tenants who face this threat, including through building networks that could be mobilised to prevent landlords from repossessing homes. We also pledged to support any rent strikes that develop.

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Housing Minister: Protect Tenants and Maintenance Workers During Pandemic

Representatives from SHAC have joined with Unite reps at Thirteen Group and the Unite Housing Workers Branch to call on the Housing Minister Robert Jenrick and others to meet over protections for maintenance staff during the Covid-19 outbreak, whilst allowing essential maintenance and inspections to continue.