Tenants Union UK are committed to recognising and challenging the exploitation of the most marginalised renters and tenants. In the midst of the Coronavirus crisis, alongside our important work in organising for collective action to keep ourselves safe from rent arrears and evictions, we believe it is important to continue the conversation of inequality in support of vulnerable tenants and renters. With this in mind, we have collaborated with some amazing activist organisations and individuals to explore the intersecting inequalities faced in our unjust housing system and created an online series of podcasts and webinars.
The crucial conversations and topics we are exploring will translate into best practice when collectively we are fighting for change and ensuring that those voices on the periphery, which are often missed, become central to the debate and the demand for justice. The topics we cover include class and housing; migrants, housing and the hostile environment; organising young people as leaders and the effects of the increased police powers during the Covis-19 pandemic.
Our online series has launched, with our first collaboration exploring class and housing:
Look out for our new episodes and collaborations and join us in unpicking the entrenched inequalities within our housing system and society more broadly. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest episodes, and find out how you can take part in our movement.
Tenants and renters are at the centre of our movement, so if you have an idea for a podcast, a specialist area or want to use the podcast as an opportunity to share your experience of housing, get in touch with Rachael at email@example.com