Facing this viral pandemic, the Government must act urgently to ensure no one is left on the street homeless, and that no-one loses their home due to the virus.
Therefore we must have urgent action to: • Immediately open up hotels and other empty buildings to house all the homeless • Ensure no evictions or repossession action during this crisis: suspend rent and mortgage liability for anyone whose income is cut due to the virus • Scrap the five-week wait for Universal Credit/housing benefit and suspend all benefit sanctions
And as millions are living in overcrowded, unsuitable and unaffordable homes, we need immediate action with grant funding to: • Build 100,000 council homes a year at social rent with secure tenancies.
We stand united – we won’t blame each other, we need action by Government now.
Homes for All links tenants and housing campaigners, trade unions and others to defend the homes and rights we have, and win the homes we all need. Attend our next meeting in London and discuss how we can help win the fight for housing justice in 2020.
There are new MPs who say they represent us – can you help put pressure on your MP to support action on local and national housing problems?
The roll-out of Universal Credit means more people in rent arrears and more evictions. Are you able to help build the ‘UC – no evictions’ campaign? Can we push for action locally, in the coming council elections?
Tenants have won the right to a vote before demolition of their estates, in some areas. But temporary tenants are being bullied and manipulated in this process. What is the key to stopping unwanted estate demolition, and winning these ballots?
Grenfell and fire safety – how do we get action to stop more devastating fires, and ensure justice for Grenfell survivors? Next General Meeting Details:
18th January 11am – 1pm at:
Unite offices, 33-37 Moreland Street, London EC1V 8BB
Send your comments and ideas in advance if you can’t attend in person.
Join the rally 12 noon 3 Nov at City Hall London SE1 2AA, to demand a ballot for all estates facing demolition (at least 82 in London). Help get the word out – for leaflets call 020 7622 7201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org