What opportunities does COVID-19 present for ending homelessness? David Christie argues that the achievements of New Labour’s Rough Sleepers Unit can provide a starting point for progressive policy building in the wake of the pandemic.
Housing protests in Sixties Ireland framed activism within narratives of domestic political commemoration, and within broader social movements of the decade. What lessons can modern protest groups learn about the power of political commemoration?
Birmingham’s once-vibrant suburb of Selly Oak provides a clear cut case study from very close to home of contemporary capitalism shattering a community in pursuit of profit.
In this episode, activists and historians discuss the UK housing crisis in contemporary and historical perspective.
Becky Taylor writes on the history and delegitimisation of squatting, in the light of the E15 Focus Mothers campaign