#TXTALANDLORD

No person renting in Oxford should lose their home as a result of the Coronavirus.Protections are being put in place to provide  3-month ’mortgage-holidays’ for home-owners.  Message a landlord you know today to ask how they plan to pass this vital protection on to precarious renters as ‘rentholidays’.Tweet Renters in Oxford are being forced to makeContinue reading “#TXTALANDLORD”

What can we do about high rents, sh*t landlords, poor housing? Open meeting #2

Come and chat about your housing situation. Whether it’s unaffordability, a complicated relationship with your landlord/agent, not getting the service you require, conflict over end of end a tenancy, the dispute of a deposit, or the state of your property. This meeting will be focused on thinking about our next steps and actions as aContinue reading “What can we do about high rents, sh*t landlords, poor housing? Open meeting #2”

Why do we need a tenants Union in Oxford?

In the no man’s land of tenants’ rights, Oxford is a city of great power and inequality, where 1/3 of the population is renting. The influx of wealthy students, high paid university staff and transient nature of this population has exacerbated people’s powerlessness. Oxford needs a rebalance of power. People in the most vulnerable situationsContinue reading “Why do we need a tenants Union in Oxford?”

Our Troubles as Tenants – and a Union to fight for Housing Justice!

Like most students in Oxford, we moved into our four bedroom flat in September and like most tenants in Oxford, our welcoming was plagued with problems. The letting agency kindly forgot to mention that the neighbouring restaurant did not have their own fire alarm, which we discovered with their loud bangs on our door withinContinue reading “Our Troubles as Tenants – and a Union to fight for Housing Justice!”