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Stop the eviction of Van Baerle Voor Buuren

Amsterdam is increasingly losing its soul and integrity. Once a city for and by the people, now a city for project developers and big capital. Communities that have shaped the city and are being driven out for the sake of profit margins. The resident group Van Baerle Voor Buren, however, is one of the last bastions standing in the gentrified Museum Quarter. The tenants come from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities and represent the aforementioned communities. However they might be forced out as well by H&R Holding, a major property investor in Amsterdam.

Action group Not For Sale occupied social rental home

Sale of affordable senior housing On Sunday 6 October 2019, Action Group Not For Sale, together with angry tenants, occupied the ground floor apartment at Borgerstraat 75 in Amsterdam. The owner, housing association Stadgenoot, wants to put this social rental home up for sale. This means that another social rental home will disappear. In addition, this house is very suitable for seniors or other …

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BPW part of the Bloc for Radical Climate Justice

On Sunday afternoon, March 10, 2019, a large Climate March will take place in Amsterdam. It promises to be the largest climate mobilization in Dutch history, organized by a broad coalition of organisations. While the House of Representatives is considering the draft climate agreement, the march wants to make a clear voice heard: “A safe future for ourselves and our …

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Press statement – Camping protest on 15 March 14:00 in Janskerkhof Utrecht – We Want Woonruimte and Bond Precaire Woonvorm

The Utrecht action group We Want Woonruimte, in collaboration with the Bond Precaire Woonvorm, is organizing a Campout, a camping campaign in which students literally camp on the street. An action against the bad housing market and living conditions, which both Dutch and international students in Utrecht have to contend with. In Utrecht, as in many other student cities, there is a serious …

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Launch European campaign against the financialisation of housing

 The BPW is also a member of The European Action Coalition. The coalition is launching an international campaign against large-scale commodification of housing. It is the result of the elaborate neo-liberal capitalist course that, in every European country, makes life a commodity in every possible way. Whether it's squares,…

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Large banner campaign in Amsterdam against sale and flexibilization of social rent

Via Not for Sale. Today banners have appeared at various points in Amsterdam. The banners contain texts such as 'Stop selling social rent' and 'Amsterdam is not for sale'. This is out of great dissatisfaction with the current and upcoming housing policy in the city. The BPW wholeheartedly supports this excellent action! Do you also want to participate? …

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