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London mums evicted – but not beaten

The fight for housing justice in the capital will continue, says Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Activism England Housing

Doorways - stories from the street

Excluded in life as in death, this is the reality of homelessness. Bekki Perriman documents it from the inside.

Filed in: Housing Poverty United Kingdom

Spain's unlikely squatters

Evicted home owners are reclaiming empty properties from the banks, reports Koren Helbig.

Filed in: Activism Housing Spain

Could Venezuela-style housing reforms work for Britain’s Generation Rent?

Samir Jeraj writes on the South American country’s policy of basing rents on construction costs rather than market value.

Filed in: Housing United Kingdom Venezuela

PHOTO ESSAY: Transitional in Britain

The rise of the ‘hidden homeless’ is being ignored by the country’s government. Cinzia D’Ambrosi has captured lives in limbo.

Filed in: Housing Poverty United Kingdom

Has renting in London become as risky as squatting?

Jacob Wills laments landlords and local councils’ willingness to evict the capital’s tenants. Could it be because a third of MPs are landlords?

Filed in: Housing United Kingdom

Stop the foreclosures: Main Street takes on Wall Street

Samir Jeraj talks to a Californian mayor who is helping her constituents stay in their homes.

Filed in: Cities Economics Housing United States

Britain's bedroom tax shame

Patrick Thompson says that the coalition government is denying vulnerable groups a basic human right.

Filed in: Disability Housing Human Rights Politics Poverty

Festivals of resistance in the West Bank

Villages in the South Hebron Hills face eviction to make way for an Israeli military training zone. Katie Harris meets the residents fighting back.

Filed in: Housing Human Rights Israel Palestine

Housing - The Facts

Prices through the roof, a gaping deficit, homelessness, one billion in slums and an urban takeover.

Filed in: Cities Housing Migration Poverty Society

Resisting evictions Spanish style

The fallout the property bubble is mass homelessness. Melissa García Lamarca records how public anger has galvanized the movement for housing justice.

Filed in: Activism Housing Spain

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