Posts Tagged "housing"

Want to make a big difference? Rent your property to a refugee family!

May 14 2019

”It’s such an easy thing to do really!”  Migrants Organise works with refugees to rebuild their lives here in the UK. One…

When a Home is No Longer a Home: Supporting Migrant Workers Campaigning for Better Housing

Apr 13 2018

By Paul Salgardo Rising rents, decimated social housing, benefit cuts and poverty wages are everyone’s problem, but as ever, they fall hardest…

Yorkshire Grit: The Women Uniting for Change in Halifax

Mar 12 2018

Migrants Organise is currently organising with asylum seekers living in Home Office-contracted housing in in Yorkshire and Humber. Against the odds, two migrant women…

Make your voice heard in the Immigration Bill

Nov 27 2015

The 2015 immigration bill is now ready for its third reading in Parliament. Anyone looking forward to the introduction of greater safeguards…

Getting the right to stay in the UK: the beginning of a new struggle

Sep 30 2014

As part of our blog series looking at the isolation that our members face, ‘This is how it feels to be lonely‘ ,…

Fair Immigration Bill. Again?

Nov 01 2013

The new Immigration Bill after its formal presentation (First Reading) in the House of Commons had a Second Reading on the 22nd…

Moving London: When Living Becomes A Job – Anti-squatting and Property Guardians

Aug 15 2012

When we decided to move to London the first question that came to my mind was: Would it be possible to find…

Moving London: Good Practice Examples on Local Integration & Housing

Jul 26 2012

In 2010, HACT, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Metropolitan Migration Foundation jointly established a network, which focused exclusively on migration and housing. The…

Moving London: Illegal Eviction is an Offence

Jul 20 2012

Through my work at the Hackney Migrant Centre (HMC) I met Val. She is a solicitor at the Hackney Community Law Centre…

Moving London: The ups and downs of the housing market for migrants

Jun 20 2012

The second post of our blog series Moving London: How Living in London is Changing is about the difficulties migrants are facing…