Housing Law

SHAC Supports Big Issue Homelessness Demands

SHAC has supported The Big Issue’s campaign to #StopMassHomelessness as part of its Ride Out the Recession initiative. SHAC co-signed an open letter which was published in 'The I News' national newspaper over the weekend (The Big Issue founder warns Government must step in to pay rent arrears to prevent 'mass homelessness crisis' - inews.co.uk)… Continue reading SHAC Supports Big Issue Homelessness Demands

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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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Campaigners vow “We’ll be back when courts reopen!”

Campaigners from various housing pressure groups, tenants, residents, and housing workers assembled in front of the iconic Royal Courts of Justice to protest on Sunday 23rd August, originally planned as the final day of the eviction ban. Their anti-eviction protest went ahead despite an eleventh-hour extension of the eviction ban - a stay of execution… Continue reading Campaigners vow “We’ll be back when courts reopen!”