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Stop evictions in the Olmenhof!

Stop Huisuitzettingen in de olmenhof! Een groep Amstelveense huurders moet komend jaar hun tijdelijke woonplek in het voormalige verzorgingshuis de Olmenhof verlaten, zonder enig vooruitzicht op alternatieve woonruimte. En dat terwijl de woningmarkt al jarenlang muurvast zit. Met Amstelveen als schrijnend voorbeeld waar de wachttijd op WoningNet inmiddels een schrikbarende 19 jaar bedraagt. Woonzorg creert …

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“Wonderful living in a building with a mission!”

SOCIAL COHESION AND FUTURE-PROOF LIVING… BUT FOR 2 YEARS. Extend the temporary leases of the residents of Mannoury! Imagine… You are going to live in a newly completed, beautiful, energy-neutral and future-proof building. You make it your home in two years, create a beautiful community with nice neighbors and always pay your rent on …

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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.

The Hofluiders ring the bell for housing security in the Klokkenhof

The Hofluiders ring the bell for housing security in the Klokkenhof The residents of the Klokkenhof have been deprived of their right to housing security for years due to internal relocations. Every two years they were offered a new flexible contract at a different address in the building. Earlier last year, the residents were suddenly told that the building is being renovated …

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Stop eviction by Ymere

On Thursday 15 September, the Ymere housing association wants to evict a resident. Officially due to demolition/renovation/sale plans, but that hasn't been the case for years, not even now! Help this resident defend the right of residence!

Time is ticking in Het Klokhof

Het Kokkenhof (Amsterdam) Time is ticking Het Kokkenhof In Het Kokkenhof at 55 Surinameplein in Amsterdam, 144 residents have been living happily for years. Beneath the surface, however, commercial landlords create precarious situations. Residents have been moving internally for eight years now so that the commercial landlord Vesteda can circumvent a permanent contract. Now that there are plans for renovation, 100 residents are threatening to take to the streets…

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Double Dutch – No roof, no worries. Double sewn by our government

More and more people live in precariousness and are left out. Especially people with serious psychological problems do not get the right help from agencies that they need. It is so bad that even the most needy can no longer get help.

Chelsea is one of them. They are trans, suffer from PTSD and borderline, and need urgent psychiatric care.

BPW Amsterdam spoke to them.