Housing

How Angry People Are Fighting Gentrification in Montreal

As rising housing prices push more of us into difficult situations here in Hamilton, it can be hard to find inspiration for how to fight back against gentrification. But just down the 401, anarchists...

Bloomington, IN: Community Picnic to Take Back People’s Park!

When: Sunday, June 18th at 4pm This week, Bloomington Police began to occupy People’s Park, heightening policing and surveillance, harassing community members into leaving the park, and preventing food sharing and basic habitation of the...
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Parkdale, ON: Residents on Rent Strike Occupy Landlord & Tenant Board

On Wednesday June 7th, tenants from the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale occupied the Landlord & Tenant Board to shut down a hearing for an above guideline rent increase at an apartment building at 87...

Basque Country: Errekaleor Bizirik Under Threat of Eviction

Who are We? Errekaleor Bizirik is an occupied neighborhood at the edge of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, in Euskal Herria (Basque Country). We are a project based on the principles of autogestion (self-management or autonomy), consensus based...

Pittsburgh, PA: Defend Top Squat

This morning, Wednesday 31, 2017, an individual claiming to be a relative of the deceased owner of a house known lovingly for nearly ten years as Top Squat, showed up and began angrily making...

Founding Declaration of Anita Place Tent City, Maple Ridge

Editor's Note: 'Anita Place' is a growing encampment of formerly houseless people who took over and self-organized a community occupation of land to deal with the increasing crisis of evictions, homelessness, and gentrification in British Columbia....
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Montreal: ‘Week of Occupations’ Kicks Off As Vacant Hospital Is Taken

Montreal radicals began a “week of occupations” by squatting an abandoned hospital that they hope to turn into a housing complex. When the police attacked, they barricaded themselves inside. More actions are planned through...

Chicago: Barnett Capital and Police Move to Destroy Squat for Condos

Donate Here On Thursday, May 11, residents were woken up to six cops breaking down their door and ordering them onto the ground. Walking behind them was Steve Mallon, a property manager for Barnett Capital, a...

An Anarchist Response to the Anti-Gentrification Attacks in Philly on May Day

What do vandals get out of destroying a neighborhood? Why do people resort to violence to send a message? Are those who allegedly participated in such an action our comrades? Won’t this kind of...