Living Rent prevent illegal eviction

 

 

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Living Rent Second National Conference

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Following all of our exciting work over the last 12 months, winning campaigns against rip off letting agencies, and dodgy landlords, Living Rent is excited to announce our Second National Conference to help us plan our future victories!

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Glasgow members win massive rent reduction.

Living Rent members win massive rent reductions.

 

 

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All we want for Christmas is a winter break!

Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s broke, he can’t pay the rent, and he’s facing eviction!

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Scotland's Tenants Need A #WinterBreak

winterbreak3.pngLiving Rent, Scotland’s tenants’ union, is launching a campaign to stop winter evictions. A #WinterBreak would suspend all evictions between November and March to prevent deaths amongst the homeless population. This means no person with a legal tenancy agreement, in a mortgaged home or in sheltered accommodation can be evicted during the winter months.

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Glasgow branch host fundraiser to celebrate planned Mary Barbour statue

23844452_708795205990167_168811434897019312_n.jpgLiving Rent celebrated the inspiring legacy of the 1915 Clydeside rent strikes with a social event and fundraiser on 23 November. 

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Patrick Harvie MSP pens letter of support to Living Rent members.

patrick-harvie-msp.jpgPatrick Harvie list MSP for Glasgow has written a letter in support of Living Rent’s demands that Castle Residential and the of 184a Nithsdale road pay back illegal fees and thousands in illegally collected rent.

 

 

 

 

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Glasgow City Council looks to rent controls

 A meeting of Glasgow City councillors in September voted in favour of commissioning a feasibility study into the application of a ‘Rent Pressure Zone’. This move comes after our members voted to make this a city wide campaigning priority, at the Glasgow branch launch.

 

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Living Rent Celebrates its Glasgow launch.

20374500_666181983584823_1086168595373537244_n.jpgNearly 100 tenants and Living Rent members from across Glasgow, crammed into the aptly named Mary Barbour suite. The room in the pearce institute is named after one of Govan’s most famous daughters. Mary Barbour led tens of thousands of Glasgows Women and Men on Rent Strikes durings the WW1 forcing the Government at the time to step in and implement rent controls.

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Living Rent is hiring!

hiring.pngLiving Rent has been funded to bring together tenants from across Edinburgh and give them the confidence to campaign to improve the standard of privately rented housing (PRS), ensuring that they have healthy and secure homes. We are hiring a community organiser to achieve this aim.

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