Bond Precaire Woonvormen

Woonactiedagen
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LIVING ACTION DAYS will take place in The Hague on Friday and Saturday 31 July and 1 August. Friday's theme is social housing and precarious housing — Saturday's theme is city sales and gentrification. During these two days we will collectively make a stand against precarity and housing shortage.

In recent years, the city has increasingly become a social battleground. Housing and public space are increasingly under the control of capital. The city is being transformed into a profit model: a new device to accumulate wealth for a select group. This has drastic consequences for many of us. The waiting lists for social housing are only growing, the rent is already far too expensive and the political unwillingness to tackle the problem is stifling. In the city center one loft after another is being renovated and expensive free sector homes are being built. The hip coffee shops and their terraces are spreading like an oil slick across the city.

We don't want a city for consumption only,
but to be able to live there!

Coupled with gentrification, the net of state control in public spaces is tightening. While we are forced to pay more and more rent for smaller and smaller homes, we are not left alone on the street either. Hanging out on the street makes you suspicious in advance, you are dispersed because of gathering. Only a park or sports field will remain accessible for the time being, but always under the watchful eye of cameras. Our living spaces are shrinking, this is unbearable!

Let us therefore campaign on July 31 and August 1 against the sale of our cities, our homes and our lives. We invite everyone to fight for the right to housing and the city in The Hague, the parliamentary den of the lion!

Mail: Woonopstanddenhaag [at] riseup.net

Twitter: @woonopstand070

More info: livingactiondays.wordpress.com

COME TO THE LIVING HOUR!
BPW The Hague on Friday from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm LIVING HOURS in the courtyard of the Grote Pyr: entrance Waldeck Pyrmontkade 115, gate to the right of the gym. We will also talk about residents' actions, including Refuse the Rent Increase.

Housing Action Days The Hague

On Friday and Saturday 31st of July and 1st of August, HOUSING ACTION DAYS will take place in The Hague. The theme for Friday is social housing and precarious modes of housing. The theme for Saturday is the selling out of the city and gentrification. During these two days we will make a collective fist against precarity and the housing shortage.

In the past couple of years the city has become the stage of a social struggle. Capital is increasingly controlling housing and public spaces. The city is transformed into a revenue model, a new apparatus for a select group to accumulate wealth. This has drastic consequences for many of us. The waiting lists for social housing are ever lengthening, rents are already way too expensive and the political unwillingness to take up these issues is stifling. In the inner city, one loft gets restored after another and only expensive private sector housing is built. Hip coffeehouses and their terraces are spreading like an oil spill.

We don't want a city merely for consumption,
but a city in which we can live!

Paired with the gentrification, the state's net to control public spaces tightens. Concurrently to being forced to pay increasingly high rent for increasingly small spaces, we are being dispossessed of the streets: hanging out in the street is perceived as suspicious and will get you castigated for gathering. The only places where you can still gather in public are parks or sports field – but never without the supervision of cameras. Our living spaces are shrinking, we will no longer put up with this shit anymore!

For this reason, let us meet on 31st of July and 1st of August, to take action against the selling out of our cities and our lives. We invite everyone to come to The Hague, the parliamentary belly of the beast, to struggle for the right to live and to the city!

Mail: Woonopstanddenhaag [at] riseup.net

Twitter: @woonopstand070

More information: livingactiondays.wordpress.com

COME TO THE HOUSING CONSULTATION HOUR!
On Friday BPW The Hague organizes an OPEN MEETING from 15:00-17:00 in the courtyard of the Grote Pyr: entrance Waldeck Pyrmontkade 115, gate at the right side of the gym. Amongst other things we'll discuss recent tenant actions like Refuse the Rent Increase.

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