On Sunday 17 October we revolted against the housing policy in Rotterdam. A peaceful protest in which some 8,000 people took part. A protest that was brutally disrupted by the Rotterdam police on the Erasmus Bridge. Next Thursday, November 4, the Rotterdam city council will debate this one-sided and brutal police brutality. The violence on the Erasmus Bridge is yet another addition to the endless list of scandals at the Rotterdam police force.
BPW supports the housing revolt! Overview of upcoming national and local housing protests and actions
On October 17, between 8,000 and 10,000 people came to the national Woonopstand in Rotterdam. But the housing struggle continues! Residential protests will be organized at both local and national level in the coming months. Here's an overview.
On October 17, the second national demonstration for a radically different housing policy will take place in Rotterdam! This week, organizers of the Housing Revolt, the Housing Protest and the Housing Resistance entered into a conversation with outgoing minister Ollongren.
On October 13, Socialize Housing across Europe organizes a Webinar with 3 spokespersons from different tenant movements and residents' initiatives from Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden. On the political consequences, challenges and transformative effects of the emerging new tenant movements.
Five years and a number of studies later, it is abundantly clear: the introduction of regular temporary rental contracts has led to the normalization of flex rental with very negative consequences for tenants. Instead of looking for 'better' flexible rental solutions, the introduction of temporary rental contracts should be reversed.
Vliertstraat residents from Den Bosch claim housing security. Mayor Mikkers recently withdrew the eviction. After 4 months of housing struggle, the eviction of 6 residents of the Bossche Vliertstraat because of 4 outdoor weed plants has been canceled.
Stop evictions by Havensteder at the Wiekstraat in Rotterdam! In Rotterdam, Pepijn is in danger of being made homeless by the Havensteder housing corporation.
Source: Kaosenlared, translation globalinfo.nl Severe punishment threatens for rent activists Barcelona Trial against the tenants' union: “The state is attacking us because
PRESS RELEASE by Right to the city UN Rapporteurs: Rotterdam housing policy violates human rights United Nations hold Rotterdam accountable for violations of the