Tag Archives: affordable housing

[en] Last remaining housing occupation in Bologna has been evicted

The eviction of the last remaining housing occupation in Bologna – around 100 people, 34 of them children, living in a building in Via Mario De Maria, in the working-class neighborhood of Bolognina – started at dawn on October 11. … Continue reading

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[en] 280 people occupy building in Bologna

A large building in Bologna, immediately in front of the Municipality’s offices, has just been occupied by 280 people. Many have been living on the streets or in the train station after losing their jobs and homes during the crisis. … Continue reading

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[en] Renzi’s EU election victory fuels wave of evictions and arrests

A wave of evictions and arrests of militants from radical and housing rights movements began just a few days after the notable victory of Matteo Renzi’s Democratic Party in the European elections. The operation’s goal is clear: to evict and … Continue reading

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[en] Ancona’s centre-left city council evicts housing occupation

On 5 February 2014 Ancona’s centre-left city council evicted refugees and homeless people from the Casa de Nialtri housing occupation. The Casa was a former infant school (disused for three years) which had been occupied on 22 December by people from a … Continue reading

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[en] Wave of housing occupations in Bologna

Over the last month Bologna has been shaken by a wave of housing occupations. These occupations should be seen in the context of the nationwide weeks of action which culminated in 19 October’s national demonstration in Rome. The occupiers justify … Continue reading

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[en] Explosive device outside occupied building in Rome

During the night of July 7 an explosive device was left in front of an occupied building in Rome. Inside the building the occupiers were celebrating their first three months of residence whilst outside a BMW dropped off a bag containing … Continue reading

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[en] Demo for the right to housing in Rome ends in clashes, one injured

A 20-year old young woman lying on the ground with her face covered in blood: this happened yesterday in Rome, when a rally demanding more public housing was brutally charged by the police. The movement for the right to affordable … Continue reading

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