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Greece: Hands off the squats - Call for a gathering and international action day on June 23rd

Greece: Hands off the squats - Call for a gathering and international action day on June 23rd

During the last month we witnessed the state escalating itsanti-immigration policy of restrictions against refugees and thesolidarity movement. In Addition to the EU management of migrationissues which include forcing people to live in horrible conditions,deporting them and denying them their  basic human rights, the Greekgovernment is revealing its totalitarian face by demonstrating itsrepression power through evicting political and housing squats forrefugees.In the last days new informati...
Fatal fire in LONDON: it is always the same ones who die in fires! Solidarity Rally!!

Fatal fire in LONDON: it is always the same ones who die in fires! Solidarity Rally!!

  Droit Au Logement - DAL (Right to Housing), union of badly housed, homeless and tenants in France shares its sadness, solidarity and anger after the murderous fire that has claimed tens of victims.Sadness because the death toll is tragic, and once again the low-income tenants are the first victims in this fire,Solidarity since the survivors of fatal fires in France have always had to fight to obtain a decent rehousing, a fair trial and fair compensation,Anger because the te...
Capital and the City | June 21 – 25, Belgrade

Capital and the City | June 21 – 25, Belgrade

With the topic “Capital and the City” this years’ meeting of European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and to the City delves into the connection between the city and the economic powers that increasingly seek to plunder it. In particular, we look at the position of housing and large urban development agendas in this, having become among the main processes driving contemporary global capitalism. Where cities are for most a home, for some they are investment vehicles. ...
TO BUILD A LISBON FOR ALL! Open Letter

TO BUILD A LISBON FOR ALL! Open Letter

It is increasingly difficult to live in Lisbon. Over the last few years we have witnessed a profound change in housing dynamics in portuguese metropolitan areas. A drastic increase in housing rental prices, which has led to the expulsion of the population from the inner city areas, together with a sharp drop in supply and an exponential increase in house prices have made access to housing in Lisbon a privilege of the few and almost an inaccessible right for Portuguese families in general. &nb...
Ci-gît le ministère du Logement / Here lies the Ministry of Housing

Ci-gît le ministère du Logement / Here lies the Ministry of Housing

(English below) Ci-gît le ministère du Logement MACRON a fait la peau au ministère du Logement, réclamée notamment par les milieux de l’immobilier. Celui-ci disparaît (1), et son administration est rattachée au ministère de la Cohésion des territoires dirigé par Richard FERRAND, élu du centre Bretagne.   Droit Au Logement dénonce cette décision qui place les politiques du logement, la lutte...
Portugal: OPEN LETTER IN DEFENSE OF THE RIGHT TO HUMAN DIGNITY AND HOUSING

Portugal: OPEN LETTER IN DEFENSE OF THE RIGHT TO HUMAN DIGNITY AND HOUSING

  Imagine yourselves living in complete darkness. Image that in your house, from where you can see an enormous pile of garbage, you wouldn’t be able to preserve food, watch TV or charge your phone. Imagine yourselves giving a bath to your children outside on the patio because you haven’t had access to any water or electricity in months. Imagine what it would be like if they wouldn’t be able to go to school or if you couldn’t tell anybody where you lived for fear of ...
ROMA IN THE HOUSE! Call to Action for Anti-Racist Housing Justice 7th and 8th of April 2017

ROMA IN THE HOUSE! Call to Action for Anti-Racist Housing Justice 7th and 8th of April 2017

With the occasion of the International Roma Day we are organising a coordinated action to reclaim housing justice for Roma, in particular for Roma belonging to the impoverished working class. Organised by the Common Front for Housing Rights, the E-Romnja Association and the Desire Foundation - C??i Sociale ACUM/ Social housing NOW!, with the support of the European Actin Coalition for the Right to Housing and to the City we run simultaneous protests and call to action in several locations in R...
7/12 March - Week of mobilitation in Grenoble - EACRHC

7/12 March - Week of mobilitation in Grenoble - EACRHC

As the European coalition for action on the right to housing and to the city, we were invited to take part in the mobilisations organized on the social reality of Grenoble, in response to the Biennale on Transition organized by the municipality and the GEM (Grenoble School of Management). With this Biennial, the institutions would have liked to tell the evolution of this city in a vision that exclusively keeps its economic and financial growth, suggesting as necessary the urban transformations ...
Athens: a Network against auctions and evictions

Athens: a Network against auctions and evictions

In 1990 a small minority of Greeks knew borrowings (excluding entrepreneurs) and were even less aware of the plastic money. However, the Greek economy and the household savings were directed towards investment property making Greece one of the first home ownership in Europe. With a two-way relationship cause- effect Greece has always very limited social housing policies and today social housing comprise about 3,5% of the dwellings. With the aggressive policy of banks in lending, the majority o...
[DAL Paris] Action antiMIPIM : Stop Spéculation immobilière - AntiMIPIM action: Stop property speculation

[DAL Paris] Action antiMIPIM : Stop Spéculation immobilière - AntiMIPIM action: Stop property speculation

Nexity, prédateur von droitaulogement (English below) COMMUNIQUE Paris le 15 mars 2017 – 15h Droit Au Logement, manifeste depuis le siège de NEXITY, dans le 9e à Paris N°1 des promoteurs en France pendant qu’ils paradent à CANNES, au MIPIM 1er promoteur de France au chiffre d’affaire de plus de 3 milliards d’Euros (270 M de profits), à l’occasion du MIPIM marché immobilier international qui se tient à Cannes ...