Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
2 September 2015
The UK's £75 billion deficit and £1.6 trillion debt were not caused by the disadvantaged, the poor, students or the working class, so why should we pay for a crisis we didn't create?
19 August 2015
Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.
5 August 2015
For many young people buying a house, or even leaving their parents' home, is an impossible dream. Insufficient council housing and inflated house prices force people looking for somewhere to live into private rented accommodation.
27 May 2015
A nice earner: One person not unduly worried about paying their gas bill is Tesco top dog Dave Lewis. In just six months the new head of the faltering retail giant was paid £4.1 million
27 May 2015
After 9 weeks of strike action, Glasgow council still refuses to resolve the homelessness caseworkers' dispute
20 May 2015
70 Glasgow homelessness caseworkers' strike now in eighth week
15 April 2015
All the indicators of homelessness are on the rise. The number of children living in temporary accommodation has risen by nearly 10,000 in the last 12 months.
21 January 2015
Underpaid: Prime Minister David Cameron reckons he's getting tough with employers who pay below the statutory minimum wage of £6.50 an hour to their workers
26 November 2014
The housing crisis is hitting everyone in the face. The mainstream press, politicians and economists all feign concern. Not to mention the real concern of those of us actually affected by it!
19 November 2014
Motion agreed for a students' letting agency
1 October 2014
It's an old adage that student accommodation is always bad. Apparently, living with walls covered in damp and families of slugs just goes with the territory
9 May 2014
TUSC candidates and supporters in Hackney, east London, gathered outside Hackney town hall to hammer home their message of the need for decent accommodation at affordable prices
2 April 2014
The East End battle against high rents and slum conditions The women's poster demonstration was the first the locals in Bethnal Green in London's East End knew about their rent strike. Quinn Square was a slum.
12 February 2014
Go back far enough and the council was the major landlord in the borough I work in. It built new homes and maintained them as well, with its own direct labour organisation
8 January 2014
Fergus Wilson - one of Britain's largest private landlords - says he will not accept any more applicants who rely on housing benefit
27 November 2013
York Student Socialists celebrated a significant referendum victory recently after months of campaigning on the quality and price of housing in York, writes Jamie Chatfield, Treasurer of York University Student Socialist Society.
12 November 2013
York university Student Socialist Society is celebrating a referendum victory after months of campaigning on the quality and price of housing in York
11 September 2013
27% of parents with children aged 21 to 40 still have at least one adult child living at home, according to research by the National Housing Federation (NHF).
3 April 2013
This video tells the story of the Counihan-Sanchez family. Antony Counihan is a bus driver earning £400 a week, but their total household income is not enough to cover the cost of renting
2 April 2013
Across the city, Hands off our Homes has been organising meetings against the bedroom tax
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