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,...
VIDEO: What ITV didn’t tell you about Mary…

VIDEO: What ITV didn’t tell you about Mary…

ITV told the story of how LRU member Mary was a victim of benefit discrimination. They didn’t tell you how she fought with our union and won.You may remember Mary? Our member who was pressured out of thousands of pounds and won the money back by organising with London...
Building Power: London Renters Union all member assembly

Building Power: London Renters Union all member assembly

Building Power: London Renters Union all member assemblyRich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, E1 6LA11:30am – 4pm, Saturday June 22Register for free using the form belowTo celebrate a year since our public launch, having more than 1,300 members and all...