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  • Guiness Blockade this Tuesday

    Reposted from the Guiness Occupation Blog In recent times we have found the blockades to have been very successful, so we’re back at it again! Shorthold Tenants, Camelot Renters, Secure Tenants, and Supporters! Let’s show Guinness that we’re still not happy with their conduct – not with their treatment of shorthold tenants , not with […]

  • Success for Gustavo! Protest works!

    Reposted from Housing Action for Southwark and Lambeth   Members of HASL, Unite Community and Lambeth Housing Activists are celebrating today as the campaign to win accommodation for Gustavo Garcia, whose circumstances we blogged about previously, has finally been deemed vulnerable by the council and so qualifies for housing under priority need. Only a day […]

  • 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 […]