Reflections on "The Problem of Rent"

Is the whole concept of rent the real problem? It just might be. Read our reflections from the recent symposium on THE PROBLEM OF RENT.

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Wyndford Tenants Union - Nothing is too good for the Wyndford.

Wyndford Tenants Union - Nothing is too good for the Wyndford.

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Documents against barbarism: a night of radical films

Come along to this great film night featuring a series of radical community films, not often shown and not to be missed!

Tuesday 19 March, 7-10pm at the Flying Duck 

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The Problem of Rent: One-day Symposium

THE PROBLEM OF RENT brings together contributors to the recently published Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle and housing activists.

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Living Rent launches it's proposal for Rent Controls

We’ve launched our proposals for rent controls in Scotland, seeking to control the price of housing, improve quality and tackle gentrification in our cities. More than being another policy, rent controls push back against the power that landlords have over tenants, by ensuring what landlords charge is equivalent to the property’s standard. All renters will benefit from this change but especially the young, black and minority ethnicity communities, migrants and the working class people as they earn less and are disproportionately represented in the private residential sector.

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'No Evictions!' Launch Event

A Report from the Organising Team Launch in the Campaign to Support Asylum Seeker Accommodation

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Living Rent in Manchester

Living Rent made a wee trip down to share ideas with ACORN Manchester

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Rent and Its Discontents book launch

Don't worry if you've missed it, you can read a detailed report of the event here.

 

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Seize the Fees: Storm the Castle

An update on our Seize the Fees campaign and an overview of the challenges we have faced with both Castle Residential and the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL)

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2019: Living Rent is hiring in Glasgow

Living Rent starts 2019 with expansion plans and possibilities!

After successfully securing funding From Foundation Scotland and Big Lottery, Living Rent is recruiting for two part-time positions in Glasgow: one organiser and one casework coordinator [with administrative support responsibilities]. Please see below for the description of the two positions.

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