Housing

Berlin’s referendum to expropriate corporate landlords is a watershed moment for rental politics and a rare win against international real estate capital, reports Thomas McGath.

Compost the rich: September 30 action outside Bluebird Property.

Activist gardening collective Growing Forward held an action outside the offices of luxury developer Bluebird Property. Alex Bainbridge reports.

The big shift in wealth from non-owners of residential property to owners continues. Renfrey Clarke argues the federal government’s efforts to inflate its way out of the COVID-19 economic slump have made upward pressures on housing prices extreme.

Frustration with Justin Trudeau's ruling neoliberal government and the bumbling fake populism of the conservatives have provided an opening for a progressive alternative in Canada, writes Jeff Shantz

Residents of the social housing estate Common Ground are demanding compensation for the harsh and over-policed lockdown. Rachel Evans and Robin Elhaj report.

A social housing estate in Sydney's Inner West run by Mission Australia was put into hard lockdown on September 2, without the residents being given any warning. Rachel Evans reports.

Rachel Evans reports on growing community opposition to the proposed redevelopment of Blackwattle Bay.

A vigil for Alana Garlett, who died homeless on the streets last month, was organised to say 'never again'. Petrina Harley reports.

Federico Fuentes speaks to housing activist Thomas McGath about the campaign to liberate housing in Berlin from the market.

The fastest growing demographic for homelessness in Australia is women over the age of 55.

After a lifetime of raising children and contributing to the country’s wealth, women are being hung out to dry by state and federal governments, writes Suzanne James.

ABC’s Australia Talks National Survey has provided some insights into how people’s lives have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what they think about capitalism, writes Isaac Nellist.

An eleventh-hour reprieve has saved the Hamilton Community Pantry, reports Steve O'Brien.

Newcastle community members and activists are fighting back against a council decision to close a community food pantry. Steve O'Brien reports.

The corporate media is giving the federal government’s latest budget a big thumbs up, despite its brazen hand-outs for billionaires and big corporations, writes Alex Bainbridge.

Residents are continuing to call on the NSW government to stop its destruction of public housing in Glebe and Eveleigh. Rachel Evans reports.

The latest Green Left Show, featuring Angela Carr, Sam Wainwright, Emily Bullock and Amy MacMahon, takes a look at the housing crisis in Australia, the relationship it has to domestic violence, and possible solutions as well as challenges in achieving them. 

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