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Documentation of the “Anti-Mipim Tribunal”

At its “Anti Mipim Tribunal” in Cannes, March 2014, the “European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and the City” presented cases from 12 countries which showed some of the consequences of the business which was celebrated at the Mipim. Thanks to support Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le Progrès de l’Homme now […]

Cannes (FR)

#antimipim THE SELL-OUT OF SOCIAL HOUSING IN THE RHINE-RUHR-REGION

25 YEARS MIPIM – 25 YEARS OF PRIVATISATION

In Germany rental housing is more important than in most other countries, especially in the cities. In the Ruhr metropolitan area nearly 68 % of all housing units are rented. Most of the buildings in this region were constructed during the decades of […]

ACTION

DAL & allies organizing European protests against real-estate show “MIPIM”

The French organizations Droit au Logement (DAL) and No Vox together with allies in France and the European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and the City” os preparing protests in Cannes in order to confront participants of the leading international real estate fair/show “MIPIM” with the consequences of the […]

ACTION

“At MIPIM the Planet is for sale”

in December housing rights activists from a number of European cities met in Paris to discuss ideas for joint actions in 2014. One of the main outcomes was a general plan for action at the occasion of the international real estate fair MIPIM. After the meeting some of the participants created the folloeing text.

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CLASHES & CRASHES

Documentation: In response to the global financial & housing crisis

After the crash of 2007/2008, shortly befote the G 20 meeting Nov. 2008 in Washington a couple of people and organization, active in the field of housing and habitat agrred on a public statement called “In response to the global financial & housing crisis: Build a Global Social Pact for Equitable and […]

CITIES

Documentation: Positions on Crisis & EU & housing 2008

As part of the French EU presidency European ministers responsible for urban development and housing met in Marseille, 24th – 25th November 2008. At that occasion reclaiming spaces published the follwoing text.

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