Belfast Rental Crisis: Homes for people, not profit!
Amidst record levels of homelessness, sky-high rents and endless waitlists for housing - the construction industry and landlords are boasting about record profits. Why is it that we have more vacant properties than homeless in Northern Ireland? Róise McCann analyses the multiple crises that the housing crisis feeds into, and puts forward demands for a movement to challenge dodgy construction barons and landlords alike.
Housing Executive workers enter sixth month of strike action
Maintenance workers for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) have entered their sixth month of strike action in their battle for an above-inflation pay increase.
Do we need landlords?
It is no wonder that so many young people today have a burning hatred for landlords. Thousands of people are forced to seek emergency homeless accommodation, and yet private landlords are raking in huge profits. Chris Stewart analyses the question, "Do we need landlords?"
Stop privatisation of the NI Housing Executive!
Earlier this month, Sinn Féin Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín announced that the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) would begin building new social housing for the first time in about 20 years. In and of itself, that is a welcome development. However, it will be connected to sweeping changes which will see the de facto part-privatisation of the NIHE.
Homes for all, not racism
+40,000 on the waiting lists Stormont politicians to blame for housing crisis The complete failure of the parties…
Housing Executive contract scandal: STENCH OF CORRUPTION
Stop the privatisation of NIHE By Daniel Waldron, The recent scandal surrounding the Housing Executive has once again…
Home repossessions on the rise
The number of people losing their homes in Northern Ireland is rising steeply. Home repossessions increased 15% in…