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#antimipim: Against Real Estate Speculation and Privatization of Public Property in the Paris Region

1 – A European anti-MIPIM Initiative:

For the past twenty-five years, Cannes has been the site of MIPIM (Marché International des Professionnels de l’Immobilier) which, as the name indicates, is a market for the sale of land, mostly public, for high-value real estate projects.

Meanwhile, since 1990 [nineteen ninety], the housing crisis has worsened […]

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#antimipim: accusation of the #Lisbon municipality for selling the city to tourism

The group “Habita!” accuses the municipality of Lisbon (CML) for selling the city to the real estate industry and tourism.

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#antimipim : 5 big Financial Landlords in NRW who attend the Mipim

MIPIM IS WHERE THE BIG BAD LANDLORDS MEET

During the years of the global housing bubble 2003-2007 many public institutions, municipalities and industrial companies in North-Rhine-Westphalia sold their rental housing stocks to transnational financial investors. Many houses were sold several times, some companies failed. Here is a selection of 5 important “investors” […]

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#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 […]

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#antimipim Video – Protest against MIPIM, right to housing and right to the city

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City Hall Demonstration to Stop Boris selling London at MIPIM

On Thursday 6th March housing groups and residents from across London demonstrated outside City Hall to express their anger at Mayor Boris Johnson and over 20 UK councils participating in the MIPIM conference which is fuelling the housing crisis.

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March 12 in Cannes: “Peoples Tribunal” against property fair “Mipim”

At the annual real estate spring party “MIPIM” in Cannes (11th – 14th March 2014) businessmen will not be totally alone this year. For the first time in 25 years of undisturbed deal making they may meet some of their final “customers”, victims or resistors, shouting in a square of Cannes. The “European Action […]

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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 […]

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“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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