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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.
To celebrate having more than 1,300 members and all that we’ve achieved together so far, we’re holding our first all-member assembly on Saturday 22nd June at Rich Mix!
The London Renters’ Union are looking for someone to do 1 paid day a month (7.5 hours) of Staff Supervision. Rate of pay: £110 per day. Role:The Supervisor will be responsible for meeting workers in person at least once a month, for a face to face meeting...
After a year of organising, Mary and the LRU have secured ALL of the money that Mary was owed, even when the law was on the side of the estate agents that had pressured her out of it.
Renters across the UK are getting organised and turning anger about our rigged housing system into effective political action
LRU members met with Advance Glenisters on Monday to negotiate repayment for fellow member Mary, as part of an ongoing campaign challenging the discrimination faced by recipients of housing benefits. Following the meeting, the union has agreed to pause the campaign against the company until the weekend, when Advance agreed to make a clear repayment offer for some of the debts Mary incurred to pay the costs they demanded of her last year.
Our community is growing, and street-based community outreach is a vital way that we build our power and our membership. For a taste of why it’s so important, check out this awesome short video from our Outreach group.
Will Lewisham Council, Quintana Global and District Homes continue to force tenants to live in unsafe flats that are making them ill?
Door knocking and street stalls are an easy, fun way to get involved with the London Renters Union,
The London Renters Union is recruiting a team of Participant Co-researchers who will be employed and trained to lead on a radical film project to explore and take action on these issues. Co-researchers will be supported throughout the project and no previous experience of research or housing activism is needed to take part. For more information about the project and the role see the job description below.
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