December 1st – LRU Members Training Day

December 1st – LRU Members Training Day

9.45am – 5pm // Saturday 1st December Docklands and Carpenters Centre 98 Gibbins Road, E15 2HU Nearest tube: Stratford. We’re excited for the future of the union. We now have 700 members. Since we launched this summer, we’ve built branches in Newham, Lewisham...
30 years of unfair evictions

30 years of unfair evictions

Today is the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Housing Act that stripped away the rights of renters. Introduced in the final years of Margaret Thatcher’s government, the law removed most limits on rent rises. It reduced minimum tenancies to just six months. Perhaps worst...
Protest: Fix Up Eros House!

Protest: Fix Up Eros House!

It’s been a hectic but inspiring few weeks for the London Renters Union. We’ve helped traders at the iconic Ridley Road market organise and successfully stop their eviction from the market. Repairs have been made to the home of one of our Newham members...