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Action Camp gets underway!

Action Camp gets underway!

The European Action Coalition, Action Camp got under way today in Lisbon. Activists and housing campaigners from across Europe have gathered to disscuss strategies and tactics to fight the speculation of housing and find commons in the fight for housing rights. Taking place over 5 days in locations across Lisbon the program is filled with presentations, plenary sessions, stories of struggle and the fights taking place across Europe. More to follow...
European Housing Action Camp 2018 | 21 – 25.09.2018 | Lisbon

European Housing Action Camp 2018 | 21 – 25.09.2018 | Lisbon

         Join the struggle against the marketisation of housing and the exploitation of residents across Europe! Hands off our homes, no more evictions ! No more speculation!  Housing is not a market, housing is more than a right!          Get organised for the European Housing Action Camp in Lisbon this September! The European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and to the City brings togethe...
Paris - Les #OubliésDuLogement se sont installés sur les Champs-Elysées / Those Forgotten from Housing policy are on the Champs-Elysées

Paris - Les #OubliésDuLogement se sont installés sur les Champs-Elysées / Those Forgotten from Housing policy are on the Champs-Elysées

 (English below) COMMUNIQUÉ Paris  le 10 septembre 2018   Les  "Oubliés du logement" ont passé une 1ère nuit "sur les Champs" Le collectif de 250 familles mal logées, sans logis, ou menacées d’expulsion s’installe du 9 au 14 septembre, place Clémenceau, sur les Champs-Élysées :   POUR LEUR RELOGEMENT DÉCENT CONTRE LA LOI ELAN et ses MESURES ANTI PAUVRES POUR que le PLAN...
Paris:Les #OubliésDuLogement devant le logement de fonction de M. Benalla !

Paris:Les #OubliésDuLogement devant le logement de fonction de M. Benalla !

Paris, le 14 août 2018, 15h45 Les Oubliés du Logement ont obtenu un rendez-vous avec la préfecture de région au sujet du relogement des familles ET un rendez-vous au ministère du Logement! Nous quittons le quai Branly, mais la lutte continue!     COMMUNIQUE Paris, le 14 août 2018, 13h Depuis 13h aujourd’hui, les #OubliésDuLogement se sont installés devant le 11 quai Branly, immeuble où se trouve le logement de...
European action at EU Commission office in Milano

European action at EU Commission office in Milano

  Milano, 13.04.2018   Today members of the European Action Coalition (EAC) picketed the offices of the European parliament and European Commission in Milan to highlight the direct responsibility the EU has in preventing the free access to housing for all regardless of their legal status and to demand the EU stop its complicity in the destruction of social and public housing carried upon by global finance and national governments.   The coalition comprises 30 member organizat...
#BalanceTaRequisition! March, Sunday 14th January, 3PM, Paris

#BalanceTaRequisition! March, Sunday 14th January, 3PM, Paris

French below #BalanceTaRequisition  ! (GrassUpYourRequisition) March Sunday 14th January 3PM Square Marie Curie Paris 13e 17 Bd de l’Hôpital - M° Gare d'Austerlitz     Mr. MACRON said on December 31 in his vows: "I want us to be able ti give a roof to all those who are homeless" On July 27, 2017, he had already said  "By the end of the year, I do not want to have women and men in the streets, in the woods or lost any more". There have never been so m...
Occupation of the Val de Grâce hospital, Sat 30th Dec

Occupation of the Val de Grâce hospital, Sat 30th Dec

    Paris  30th December 2017, 9PM D-2 : Homeless poeple occypy the Val de Grâce this afternoon And are then evacuated by the police At 3:00 pm, about 200 people, including families with children, took over the courtyard of the Val de Grace Chapel, rue St Jacques, located on the grounds of this prestigious military hospital closed since over a year.This action in order to remind Mr E. MACRON of his declared will in July, when he said that "by the end of the year, I ...
Conference in Poznan, Poland November 2015

Conference in Poznan, Poland November 2015

The conference was attended by people from all over Europe. The subject was the housing situation in Eastern Europe and the presentations were about Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Serbia. Generally before 1990 all these countries had large stocks of public housing, mostly built after 1945, and let out at very low rents. After 1990, most of these homes were sold to the tenants, in some cases at very low prices, in Romania at the equivalent of one month’s wages. ...
A brief report from the “European Summer University for Social Movements” | Toulouse | 23 - 27 August 2017

A brief report from the “European Summer University for Social Movements” | Toulouse | 23 - 27 August 2017

The summer University was quite well organized but it seemed that had less participants than other years and more that 50% coming from France. It also had a low participation off younger people. On the other hand the workshops where really interesting and the discussion was going deep in the subjects. As Coalition we participated and co-organize two workshops.  The first more orientated in the housing policies and the results of certain capitalistic choices in the different countries discu...
#Hands off

#Hands off

We blocked the Central Cooperative Bank, moved to the EU headquarters and brought our demands to the Parliament of Cyprus. The Central Cooperative Bank together with Altamira Assets (a private equity vulture fund) is responsible for the sale of thousands of loans and the possible eviction of thousands of families.    This is one of the many faces of the financialization of our houses and cities. All over Europe neoliberal housing policies are giving way to speculatio...