Glasgow Solidarity Network
Deposit withheld? Illegal agency fees? Wages stolen? Repairs outstanding?
We are a volunteer group who will support your struggle to win back a deposit, wages, repairs, agency fees, or tackling bosses and landlords by use of collective direct action.
See the About section for more on how we go about this, or Contact Us if you would like to become part of the network or have a boss or landlord problem you need support to face.
Alone we may be weak - organised we can win!
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As ardent readers of this blog know, Glasgow Solidarity Network had a busy start to 2014. We won the struggle against a Glasgow letting agency that ripped tenants of by charging illegal “administration fees”. The agency had to pay back just … Continue reading
Only a few days to go until our “Big Meet-Up” on Monday, 10th of Feburary, 7pm, at the Centre for Contemporary Arts’ Electron Club. The Glasgow Solidarity Network invites everybody to come along to our first big open meeting of … Continue reading
Winning with Glasgow Solidarity Network: direct action against letting agency gets ‘admin fees’ back
In January, Glasgow Solidarity Network celebrated the successful conclusion of its first campaign in 2014. This is what happened: Back in 2010 a couple were charged £187 by a letting agency as an (illegal!) ‘administration fee’ in order to secure a new … Continue reading
Glasgow Solidarity Network would like to invite everybody to come along to an open meeting on Monday, 10th of February, 7pm at the Centre for Contemporary Arts’ Electron Club. We would like to discuss and critique the solidarity network approach … Continue reading
Just a brief update on the Network’s latest campaign against a Glasgow letting agency. Our two friends received the £187 that the agency took off them as “administration fees” – illegal under Scottish Housing Law – in a cheque on … Continue reading
The Guardian reports that one of Britain’s “best-known landlords has issued eviction notices to every tenant who is on welfare, and told letting agents that he will not accept any more applicants who need housing benefit”. Owning about 1000 properties … Continue reading
The house in Berlin’s Linienstrasse 206 has been used by people seeking to build an alternative communal life since 1990, when free or cheap (albeit run-down) housing became available in the “re-unified” city. Plenty of projects emerged, some still exist … Continue reading