Living Rent is a tenants union in Scotland that has grown steadily since its formation in 2014 and now has thousands of members as well as branches in the major Scottish cities. We spoke to Emma Saunders, National Organiser of
Every last saturday of the month at 5pm, neighbours come together in Pankow for a Kiez meeting. Current topics: pre-emptive buying, sold houses, end of social housing, transformation into property flats. Meeting point: Starplatz (between Stargarder Str. / Duncker Str.)
Not only in Berlin, but also in other cities, tenants and activists are trying to build tenants’ unions. We want to document their first steps, how they work and what they have already achieved. Because we can learn a lot
Questionable tenancy agreements, permanent construction sites, harassment – the Blaczko property management company has worked hard to earn its bad reputation. Now tenants in 25 Berlin buildings are organising themselves and have founded the “Blaczko Tenants’ Initiative” together with us.
You are against high rents and for a city from below? You have IT knowledge or interest in the topic? Then this could be something for you: The IT working group of the Mieter:innen Gewerkschaft Berlin is looking for new
After November and December were strongly marked by our fight against Heimstaden, our initiative has now started the new year a bit more quietly. In this article we want to give you an overview of what has been going on
Call for the block of the Mieter:innengewerkschaft Berlin for the demonstration against displacement and rent madness on March 27. Three years ago, we, the residents of this city, took to the streets for the first time in thousands to protest
When we officially founded our association on September 18th 2020, we were determined to take on our first small rent battle. One that wasn’t too big for us but that we could grow from. So, we decided to support the