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Social Cleansing & the End of Council Housing - Black Flag
Article from Black Flag #218 1999.
Privatisation and Gentrification, Reaction and Resistance, in Hackney's 'Regeneration State' – Black Flag
Article on gentrification in the London Borough of Hackney, from Black Flag #222 2002.
Self-help housing in South America
WILLIAM MANGIN’s fascinating case-history of the human problems encountered in migration to the city and locating and housing a family in a “barriada” or squatters’ settlement, is reproduced by kind permission of Architectural Design.
The multiple family housing unit
TEDDY GOLD, born 1928, who describes here his proposal for a “Multiple Family Housing Unit” is warden of Harold House, Liverpool (89-93 Chatham Street, Liverpool 7).
Of course they are
Note, this article is a direct response to the previous one by Peter Neville.
Grenfell Tower – the smoke & the mirrors
There is an ever-growing stream of media commentary on the Grenfell fire, increasing daily as the public enquiry unfolds. There are some elements…
Tenants in Warsaw organize against high heating costs
In November 2017, the Warsaw Tenants’ Association (WSL) initiated a campaign against the high costs…
Elephant and Castle redevelopment shelved as residents storm Southwark Council
Southwark Council has been forced to bow to community pressure, temporarily shelving the…
On the home front: Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth
An excellent three-part interview with Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth whose organising sees…
Squatting in London: Precarity and Emergency Crisis Planning
Due to sustained attacks from the state, councils, and property owners, squatters in England have…
Sisterhood and Squatting in the 1970s: Feminism, Housing and Urban Change in Hackney
A detailed look at squatting in 1970s Hackney, East London. Using oral history to recall how women…
The hidden history of housing
A grassroots history of housing, by Colin Ward.