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.
Lewisham council has responded positively to our protest but has also said it now wants to set up its own renters union
Lewisham council has responded positively to our protest but has also said it now wants to set up its own renters unionread more
If renters join forces we can support each other, stand up to landlords and transform the housing system through collective action.read more
Today is the 30th anniversary of the 1998 Housing Act that stripped away the rights of rentersread more
More than 40 Eros House residents and other LRU members protested today to demand urgent safety repairsread 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.