Seattle Votes To Guarantee Lawyers For Renters Facing Eviction

By David Kroman, Crosscut. -

The Seattle City Council unanimously voted Monday to guarantee free legal counsel to poor tenants facing eviction, a system similar to the right to representation already enshrined in the [...]

Family Faces Eviction By Agency Meant To Help Them

By Poor People's Army, Popular Resistance. -

Philadelphia, PA - Imagine being a parent, hustling “gig economy” jobs, without a home during the COVID-19 pandemic. For Jasmine and Ariel, this has been the reality since May. They are a couple [...]

New York To Pass Nation’s Strongest Eviction Ban

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Both the state Senate and state Assembly convened remotely Monday for special sessions to pass the legislation, a day after President Donald Trump signed the $900 billion coronavirus relief bill [...]

The Red House And The Future Of Eviction Defense

By David Rovics, Counterpunch. -

Portland, Oregon has been in the headlines again over the last few days, and this trend will continue.  The reasons for the headlines will vary depending on who you ask.  If you ask the far right [...]

Toronto: Protestors Successfully Prevent Eviction

By Mira Miller, Blog TO. -

Toronto protesters engaged in a tense standoff with police outside the apartment building at 108 Goodwood Park Court this afternoon and successfully prevented a resident from being evicted. [...]

Houseless Resist Second Eviction Effort In Philadelphia

By Marie Kelly, Workers.org. -

An encampment of over 100 houseless people sits on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway here, steps away from the iconic art museum of “Rocky” movie fame and under the noses of the Philadelphia [...]

Democrats Offer Half-Hearted Measures To Impending Eviction Crisis

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

The best defense against a raging pandemic that has already claimed over 152,000 American lives is simply to stay home. But even this could soon become impossible for millions, as the United [...]

The Eviction Of The No DAPL Camp, So Far

By Staff, www.unicornriot.ninja -

By Staff of Unicorn Riot - We spoke with an Indigenous elder in the late morning who talked about passively resisting the scheduled eviction, saying, We have no intentions on leaving, we are [...]

Tenants Say Greed & Discrimination In Mass Eviction

By Naureen Khan, www.occupy.com -

By Naureen Khan in Occupy - Tenants of this 43-unit apartment building — predominantly African-American, many of them elderly or disabled and receiving vouchers for Section 8 federally subsidized [...]

Occupy Chicago Unites To Fight Eviction

By Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign, www.chicagoantieviction.org -

Rallying around longtime resident Vernell Rowell, 62 years old, and her family, neighbors and local supporters rally to keep her from being evicted by the Cook County Sheriff’s deputies. Two [...]

Fight For Can Vies Social Centre

By Freedom Newspaper, www.freedompress.org.uk -

In May Barcelona was shook by four days of rioting and protest against the eviction of an established social centre, Can Vies. Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza looks at the history of the [...]

B.C. First Nation Begins Evictions

By The Canadian Press, www.timescolonist.com -

British Columbia First Nations are wasting no time in enforcing their claim on traditional lands in light of a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision recognizing aboriginal land title. The [...]

Amsterdam: Op De Valreep Defense

By Brandon Jourdan, www.vimeo.com -

For three years Op De Valreep has created valuable infrastructure for people living in Amsterdam East and has provided opportunities to build community. Despite campaigns to legalize the [...]

Crackdown On Homeless In The SF Bay Area

By Mark Karlin, www.truth-out.org -

The East Bay city of Albany, California, a relatively small town (approximately 19,000 residents) - just north of the former bastion of leftist politics and culture, Berkeley - this past Thursday [...]

Israel To ‘Evict The Dead’ In Bedouin Village

By RT, www.rt.com -

Israel is trying out a new sort of “flexible evictions” in its quest to root out the “illegal” Bedouin village of Al-Araqib, demolished 63 times to date. Now even those buried in the village [...]