Housing

Bloomington, IN: Noise Demo Against Social Cleansing

In the last week of June, dozens of houseless people were removed from Peoples Park and numerous other public spaces by the Bloomington Police Department. After evicting people who stayed at the park, the...
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Milwaukee, WI: Solidarity Network Wins Repairs of Broken Elevator

The Solidarity Network of the Milwaukee branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) recently organized a successful campaign forcing Katz Properties to fix their broken elevator. The broken elevator at Kara's apartment caused her...

How Seattle Tenants Took on and Fought a Slumlord

"It was the longest list of demands SeaSol had ever drawn up, but given the number of horrendous problems the landlord was ignoring, it had to be." By the summer of 2016, residents of Beacon...

No to Gentrification, Yes to Rent Strikes: An Interview With Toronto’s Parkdale Organize

Recent events have made it tragically clear how dangerous it can be when tenants’ concerns about their homes are ignored. In this context, it’s inspiring to take a look at Parkdale, an area in Toronto, Canada where...

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....