Day of Action exposes scandal of empty homes

The Campaign Against Empty Homes highlighted the half a million empty and underused homes in an online rally with live streams from community campaigns across the London.

Speakers in the studio included Paula Peters from DPAC, Rachel Maskell MP and Jeremy Corbyn MP who appeared a second time at Pentonville Prison empty flats in support of Islington Homes for All. Support also came from John Bird of The Big Issue, The Green Party, Phoebe Watkins from UNISON and the North Devon and Torridge Housing Crisis group.

Campaigners, including in Southwark, Waltham Forest and Lambeth staged protests outside empty homes.

Speakers spoke about the importance of carrying on the fight, including joining the #housingbloc with other housing campaigners on the Peoples Assembly demonstration on 5th November 2022.

Watch the online rally on YouTube

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Lambeth protest 22 Oct 2022
Southwark protest
Wandsworth protest
Kensington protest