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Press release: Tenants refuse the rent increase as of 1 July

A growing group of tenants from corporations and private landlords from all over the Netherlands will not pay the proposed rent increase this year. The action group 'We Refuse the Rent Increase' supported by Bond Precaire Woonvorm (BPW) finds this undemocratic, irresponsible and unacceptable and calls on all tenants to participate in the fight for affordable housing and housing security. …

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Tenants resist rent increase

Many tenants in the Netherlands already had to contend with far too high housing costs. This also applies, or perhaps especially to the so-called social rental sector, which often have a corporation as landlord. Then came corona. And the government decision to allow the annual rent increase nevertheless. Enough is enough, the…

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BPW in solidarity with action group 'We refuse the rent increase'

The coronavirus has turned our society upside down and affected the economy. For many people the financial consequences were immediately felt, for even more people the blow is yet to come. Self-employed workers and companies see their work evaporate, employees are in danger of losing their jobs in large numbers. The government has introduced support measures. …

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It is possible: Housing association opts for partial rent remission!

When it became clear that the Covid-19 outbreak was turning into a pandemic and that there would inevitably be considerable economic consequences for people who did not have it very broad, the Soweto housing association thought that something had to be done to alleviate the suffering among tenants. to soften. Below is an interview with a volunteer…

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Suspending rent alone is not a solution: tenants in Charlois, Rotterdam are organizing themselves

Tenants Charlois is a new group, located in the south of Rotterdam, founded by tenants of the housing corporation Woonstad. Members of the group are currently facing acute financial difficulties due to COVID-19. Despite the crisis, Woonstad continues to demand that tenants pay their rent. The Residential City regulations state that the solution for those who…

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Proposal for rent reduction – Standard letter

ENGLISH VERSION BELOW While we are in the middle of the housing crisis and corona crisis, the Dutch government is again raising rents considerably. More than 25% of the tenants (800,000) already have payment problems, according to Nibud. That can no longer be the case. Take action

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