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...
We’re hiring a Coordinator!

We’re hiring a Coordinator!

Are you passionate about housing justice? Want to be part of a project that organises renters across the city and wins? Launched in 2018, London Renters Union is a member-led campaigning union that organises and builds solidarity between private renters across London...