11 reasons we’re proud of our first year

11 reasons we’re proud of our first year

It’s been a year since the London Renters Union launched as a fighting union that stands up to landlords and estate agents and campaigns to radically transform the housing system. It’s still very early days in the life of the union. We’re still learning and developing...
Mayor of London calls for powers to introduce rent controls

Mayor of London calls for powers to introduce rent controls

Photo: LRU members Katya and Amina were invited to the round table discussion at which Sadiq made his announcement. Today, London Renters Union is participating in a round table on rent controls held by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. Responding to the Mayor’s demand for...
Coordinating group and returning officer elections

Coordinating group and returning officer elections

Coordinating groupThe Coordinating Group ensures the union is working effectively as a whole, overseeing management of staff and financial resources and coordinating between different parts of the union. It is made up of representatives from across the union, and...
Temporary accommodation renters take action for justice

Temporary accommodation renters take action for justice

  On Tuesday our Newham and Leytonstone took action to demand an end to mistreatment of renters in temporary accommodation by Newham Council. Our members spoke powerfully about the failures of the temporary accommodation system.As a result of Tuesday’s action,...