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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.
We’re hiring 2 new roles to support Our Homes: A Renters Research Project, an exciting new union-wide participatory action research project! We are looking for an external research facilitator and a member research facilitator (both job descriptions below).
London Renters Union (LRU) await the decision of Redbridge Council as to whether they are committed to supporting the campaign to End Section 21. This motion was sent to them by a member of the Renters Union and is expected to pass tomorrow evening, Thursday 21st...
Advance Estates discriminate against renters on benefits. Support Mary to take them on and get back the thousands of pounds they owe her!
Another victory! Natwest have announced that they are scrapping the discriminatory clause in their buy-to-let mortgages that prevents landlords from renting to people claiming housing benefit. Yes to DSS!
We’re running a fun and relaxed member support training for all Newham & Leytonstone branch members on Sunday 3rd March, 12.30pm – 4pm @ Old Manor Park Library 🌈
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