rent strikes

Liverpool Anarchist #9

Articles on Formby Hall, 1969 Rent Strike, migrant solidarity and more.

Liverpool Anarchist #8

Articles on Universal Credit, the 1968 Rent Strike and Social Revolution.

‘Defending our homes against landlord tyranny’: Rent strikes, then and now.

An article on the history of rent strikes, written by Isaac Rose and Siobhan Donnachie for Greater Manchester Housing Action.

Rent and Its Discontents

apartment buildings

Against the landlords and the police, in cities poisoned by wealth.

Keep Your Rent Hamilton – Reflections on May Day and Organizing in a Pandemic

An organizer with Keep Your Rent Hamilton reflects on their rent strike campaign and May Day outreach efforts. This article was previously published on North Shore Counter-Info and It's Going Down.

Capitalism and Covid: Paycheques and Rents

For the working class the cost of a roof over our heads is a major expenditure, one that can push households further into debt and ultimately onto the streets. This report from our ICT affiliate in Canada shows how the coronavirus lockdown is exacerbating the housing problem for the working class.

The STRIKE AGAINST GENOCIDE Manifesto

The Strike Against Genocide Manifesto

With the decline of the economy and the rise of mass strikes we have the ability to glitch the system and push substantive demands. As the working class we must be bold and creative in our challenges to power. The world belongs to the people, we built it and we refuse to sacrifice anyone else to the market to appease the desires of profit. By seizing control of the economy through a general strike we can improve immediate and long term labor conditions, reduce the harms of the pandemic and stop a genocide in progress. Through the collective strength of the masses we can defeat fascism.

To Pay is to Die: The Threat of Student Debt and Homelessness

A statement from the Bandilang Itim Collective on the continuation of school semesters and rent and debt obligations under the current state of pandemic.

Can't Pay, Won't Pay: Rent Striking During the Covid-19 Crisis, a handbook

This handbook was produced by the RENT STRIKE collective in April 2020 in response to the Covid-19 crisis. It is designed specifically to assist students to go on rent strike as a means to win rent suspensions or cuts in response to the financial difficulties the Covid-19 crisis has caused for tenants.