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Dorchester Court Day of Action

We went to the day of action to support our friends in Dorchester Court who have been treated dreadfully by their landlord Manaquel. Tenants spoke out about how they have been served Section 21 eviction notices and told they would be … Continue reading

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Support the Dorchester Court Day of Action

Our friends in Dorchester Court, who have been treated appallingly by their landlord, as we have written about before, are holding a day of action this Saturday, May 2nd. We would urge everyone to come along and show their support. … Continue reading

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Save the Dorchester Court community!

At South London Renters we’re used to paying rip-off rents and living in badly maintained housing with very little security. In fact, it’s the reason we set up the group. But at Dorchester Court, these problems have reached a whole … Continue reading

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South London Renters Statement on new protections against Retaliatory Evictions

The Deregulation Bill was agreed by Parliament this week and now awaits Royal Assent to become law. It contains a provision which prohibits ‘retaliatory evictions’– evictions of tenants who have complained to their landlords about the condition of their home … Continue reading

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Regulating landlords without hurting renters?

Last month at the reading and discussion group we hold with Southwark Tenants, we picked a pretty dry topic: regulating landlords. The reason was that, while many renters groups would like to see landlords better regulated so that tenants don’t … Continue reading

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Fighting for more security – one step at a time

On Monday night members of Lambeth Renters joined other London Renters groups at an action organised by GMB Young London to demand MPs turn out on Friday to vote for a bill to curb retaliatory evictions. The bill in question … Continue reading

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Lambeth Renters publishes new advice leaflet

We’re recently produced a leaflet with details about our group and basic advice on common problems faced by renters. You can read the advice here, or download the full pdf here. If you’d like a copy, or could help us … Continue reading

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