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  • Crash Lambeth Council’s Property Developers Breakfast

    Reposted from Housing Action from Southwark and Lambeth (slightly edited) On Tuesday 24th March the leader of Lambeth Council, Lib Peck, is having breakfast with property developers at the swanky London Marriott Hotel at County Hall – no doubt to sell off more of our borough. At £90 a head it’s unlikely many of her […]

  • Don’t Make Gustavo Homeless

    One of the outcomes of the crisis of social housing is that it is now almost impossible to be homeless and considered in priority need by your council. One effect of this has been women fleeing domestic violence being no longer considered priority unless they have children. Or in Gustavo’s case a 52 year old […]

  • Occupation at Guinness Estate Vows to Stop Forced Evictions

    Yesterday, an empty flat in Elveden House on the Guiness Trust estate in Brixton was occupied by local residents and supporters protesting at the threatened eviction of dozens of guinness tenants from the estate. More people have joined the action today and they plan to keep the occupation running until guinness agree to halt all […]

  • Build up to Radical Housing Week

    We are going to use the café in 77 Atlantic road on Wednesday morning 10am to 12noon to make banners and signs to use on the stalls on Saturday and any other action which takes place over that weekend. Can you come Wednesday to help? (also to make last minute arrangements for actions and direct […]

  • Film Showing – Utopia London

    There was a time when London united around the vision of a better future. A group of young idealists were fusing science and art to build an egalitarian city Utopia London is the documentary of their story Film Screening – Utopia London Saturday 14th February, 5pm Art Nouveau Cafe, 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, SW9 8PU […]

  • Next Steps – Stop Guinness Evictions

    The campaign to stop the evictions on Guiness trust has a number of elements. Housing associations are increasingly acting like any property developer and private landlord and so lot of the campaign focus is on highlighting and challenging this contradiction. We have A stall this Saturday 7th February, outside Brixton tube, 11am to 1pm, highlighting […]

  • Report back from Guinness Trust protest

    Thanks to everyone who came on the Guinness Trust protest on Monday in support of the tenants facing eviction so their property can be turned into private flats. Guinness refused to face the protestors as usual and kept their office locked. This story was covered by the Brixton Blog

  • March For Homes

    Saturday’s March for Homes was big, so much bigger than we feared it might be, staring out the window at the morning’s snow and the sleet. Really, we were marching to have the ability to have a window to stare out of. Thousands walked from South London, meeting up with feeder marches from the East […]

  • Stop Guinness Evictions

    Guinness Housing Association has given eviction notices to the last ‘shorthold’ tenants left in Loughborough Park. For years Guinness told these tenants that if they were ‘priority need’ the council would take care of them. But they all received a letter this week that was clearly aimed at pushing everyone into the private sector – […]

  • Events for Radical Housing Week

    There’s lots of events planned throughout London for Radical Housing Week. The following events are planned in Lambeth On Saturday 14th February Stalls Throughout Lambeth Saturday 14th February, 11am to 1pm Brixton tube Love Cressington Saturday 14th February, 2pm to 6pm, Cressingham Gardens rotunda Join us on Valentines Day to celebrate living on Cressingham Gardens […]