Social networks are stronger than management hierarchies. David Dahlborn describes how the UCL rent strike won
Labour selling rights to the city?
Donations from private developers to Labour London mayoral candidates further implicate politicians in the capital’s housing crisis and highlight the chasm between Corbyn and many of his party colleagues, writes Andrew Dolan
Ideal homes: the story of eco co-op Lilac
A recently completed project in Leeds could be a model for co-operative housing in the future. Jenny Nelson reports
The new poll tax?
It has attracted less attention than other welfare cuts, but the abolition of council tax benefit is having a severe impact, writes Unite community co-ordinator Pilgrim Tucker
Saving the estate
Residents have fought off University College London’s plans to ‘redevelop’ the Carpenters Estate, reports Kevin Blowe
Squat rot: plans to extend squatting ban
Last September squatting in residential properties was criminalised. Now there are calls to extend the ban to commercial properties. Lorna Stephenson reports
The past year has seen the beginnings of a vibrant private tenants’ movement emerging. Christine Haigh reports
Lambeth’s short-life sell off
Lambeth brands itself a ‘co-operative council’ – but it is selling off properties currently run by housing co-ops, reports Lambeth Save Our Services