We’re a member-led, campaigning union taking action to transform the housing system and win homes for people, not private profit.
THREE REASONS TO JOIN LONDON RENTERS UNION
We’re a city-wide community of renters who speak with a united voice. We organise regular branch meetings, trainings, socials and other events.
You’ll get support from other London Renters Union members if you face a housing problem like your deposit being stolen, disrepair or the threat of eviction. We stand together against the landlords and estate agents who exploit us.
We’re taking collective action to make sure all Londoners have a decent, secure and affordable place to call home.
Sign up for updates and we’ll send you information about meetings, events and actions in your area.
We’re hiring 2 new roles to support Our Homes: A Renters Research Project, an exciting new union-wide participatory action research project! We are looking for an external research facilitator and a member research facilitator (both job descriptions below).
We’re hiring 2 new roles to support Our Homes: A Renters Research Project, an exciting new union-wide participatory action research project! We are looking for an external research facilitator and a member research facilitator (both job descriptions below).read more
London Renters Union (LRU) await the decision of Redbridge Council as to whether they are committed to supporting the campaign to End Section 21. This motion was sent to them by a member of the Renters Union and is expected to pass tomorrow evening, Thursday 21st...read more
Advance Estates discriminate against renters on benefits. Support Mary to take them on and get back the thousands of pounds they owe her!read more
Another victory! Natwest have announced that they are scrapping the discriminatory clause in their buy-to-let mortgages that prevents landlords from renting to people claiming housing benefit. Yes to DSS!read more
DO YOU NEED HELP?
Struggling with housing? Having problems with your landlord? You’re not alone. Visit our support page to find out how London Renters Union members support each other to stand up to landlords and estate agents.
TOGETHER WE ARE POWERFUL
1. Join as a member.
2. Tell your friends and family.
3. Get active in your local branch.
4. Join a working group.
END UNFAIR EVICTIONS
Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 makes it shockingly easy for landlords to evict renters. England is one of the only countries in Europe that allows private landlords to evict their tenants without having to give a reason. The London Renters Union is part of the #EndSection21 campaign.