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Mapping the UK left's ecology of groups, collectives, orgs, parties and more: 406 entities

Go to Action for Fire Safety Justice
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Action for Fire Safety Justice

We are a people-led grassroots movement fighting the burning injustice of the building safety crisis (AKA cladding scandal). We use non-violent people power and bold, inclusive protest to demand decisive and immediate action from the Government on the crisis. Our members are free to act independently in line with our demands and values.

Go to Action on Empty Homes website (opens in new tab)

Action on Empty Homes

See also:
Approach→Post-activism
Strategy→Social movement

Action on Empty Homes campaigns for empty homes to be brought into use for people in housing need. From our new toolkit for community-led empty homes projects to work tackling wealth investor 'buy to leave' and the Global Empty Homes Network; and a national coalition calling on Government to invest to save.

Go to Community Action Tenants' Union website (opens in new tab)

Community Action Tenants' Union

[Ireland] Union for people outside of their workplaces. We want to take the basic ideas of membership, collective direct action and grassroots democracy from where people work to where they live. Ireland only -ACORN is similar English equivalent.

Go to Concrete Action
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Concrete Action

See also:
Form→Occupation-based group

Concrete Action is a collective comprised of architects, journalists and researchers working towards ethical and transparent practices of architecture and planning.

Go to Generation Rent website (opens in new tab)

Generation Rent

See also:
Strategy→Social movement

Together we can end unfair evictions. Generation Rent is fighting to stop renters being unfairly evicted from their homes. We're fighting for renters to live in safe, decent homes that they can afford. Together we can put pressure on governments and politicians to do the right thing for renters.

Go to Greater Manchester Housing Action
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Greater Manchester Housing Action

We want to live in a city where everybody has a safe and stable roof over their head. The city should be run in the interests of its citizens, and the power of finance capital to reshape the city in its interests must be restricted. We believe that Greater Manchester can provide an example to the rest of the country of how to end the housing crisis and to run a 21st century city in an inclusive, socially just and forward thinking way.

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Grenfell United

We are survivors and bereaved families from the Grenfell Tower fire. We have come together to demand justice and change in memory of 72 of our families and neighbours who died. We are fighting for everyone to be safe in their homes and for justice for our loved ones.

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Insulate Britain

See also:
Focus→Climate Change

We need the government to insulate Britain's homes to save thousands of lives and prevent economic and social collapse. Each year in the UK, hundreds of thousands of families are forced to choose between heating or eating, cold children or hungry children, and many 1000s die because they are too cold. Insulating the homes of Britain will save lives and provide warm homes while pound for pound making the most effective contribution to reducing carbon and providing meaningful jobs. Insulating Britain is the levelling up agenda writ large.

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Just Space

See also:
Output→Funding and organisational support
Strategy→Parliamentary

Just Space is an informal alliance of around 80 community groups, campaigns and concerned independent organisations which was formed to act as a voice for Londoners at grass-roots level during the formulation of London's major planning strategy. The aim of Just Space is to improve public participation in planning, to ensure that policy is fairer towards communities - in a system dominated by the interests of developers.

Go to Justice4Grenfell website (opens in new tab)

Justice4Grenfell

Justice4Grenfell (J4G) is a community-led organisation, focused on the long-term goal of obtaining justice for the bereaved families, survivors, evacuated residents and the wider local community, collaborating with representative organisations.

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Labour Land Campaign

See also:
Focus→The Labour Party

Land value is created by the whole community. The Labour Land Campaign is a voluntary group working within the labour movement for a switch away from taxes on economically productive activities like work, trade, enterprise and investment, and onto unearned land wealth. A tax on the value of land, irrespective of any improvements made by its owners (such as buildings) is fair, easy to administer and more economically efficient than taxes on productive activity.

Go to Ledbury Estate
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Ledbury Estate

See also:
Form→Collective

We set up the Ledbury Action Group to bring together, support and empower residents of the estate, to facilitate communication between residents, and to campaign for the voices of residents to be heard on estate-wide issues. We believe that no decisions should be taken by Southwark Council about our homes and the estate without full, transparent and genuine consultation.

Go to London Renters Union website (opens in new tab)

London Renters Union

See also:
Strategy→Social movement

We aim to unite London's 3 million renters. Together we are powerful: we can support each other, stand up to landlords and win lower rents, longer tenancies and better housing for everyone. Set up by a coalition of housing & social justice groups -also listed separately.

Go to Positive Action in Housing website (opens in new tab)

Positive Action in Housing

See also:
Strategy→Social movement

Positive Action in Housing is an independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity dedicated to supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We believe in a society where everyone has the right to live safe and dignified lives, free from poverty, homelessness or inequality.

Go to Radical Housing Network website (opens in new tab)

Radical Housing Network

See also:
Strategy→Social movement

A network of groups and activists fighting for housing justice.

Go to Rebel City
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Rebel City

See also:
Form→Collective

Making London the Rebel City. Rebel City aims to cover all issues of importance to working class Londoners. We argue for a radical transformation of our city. Rebel City is collectively produced by a range of groups and individuals.

Go to Rent Strike website (opens in new tab)

Rent Strike

See also:
Strategy→Social movement

Rent is everyone's problem: so we doubt we only speak for ourselves when we say our lives are being crushed under its dead weight. Students are often told they are privileged in society, yet students today are facing many crises. These crises do not exist within a vacuum, and so to attack one is to alleviate the effects of the others.

Go to Social Housing
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Social Housing

See also:
Output→Research and analysis

Subscribe now for the latest news, exclusive data reports, up-to-date information about housing finance, business and governance.

Go to Social Housing Action Campaign website (opens in new tab)

Social Housing Action Campaign

See also:
Form→Collective

SHAC is a network of tenants, residents, workers and activists in housing associations and cooperatives. Together we campaign to improve the lives of those who live in housing association properties and to reduce the commercialisation of the sector.

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Sustain

See also:
Approach→Post-activism
Focus→Health
Form→Occupation-based group
Output→Research and analysis

Sustain is a powerful alliance of organisations and communities working together for a better system of food, farming and fishing, and cultivating the movement for change. Together, we advocate food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture, and promote equity.

Go to Sustainable Housing Action Partnership
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Sustainable Housing Action Partnership

See also:
Form→Occupation-based group

The Sustainable Housing Action Partnership (SHAP) is a not-for-profit organisation made up of an independent network of innovators and leaders working in public and private organisations across a range of disciplines involved in the housing sector. Our Members include housing associations, local authorities, businesses and third sector organisations.

Go to Tower Blocks UK
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Tower Blocks UK

See also:
Form→Occupation-based group
Output→Research and analysis

Founded in the 1980s as the National Tower Blocks Network, we regrouped in 2017 as Tower Blocks UK - a hub for sharing information and resources with groups and individuals who live in, or are concerned about tower block housing safety issues in the UK.

Go to Yes to Fair Redevelopment website (opens in new tab)

Yes to Fair Redevelopment

See also:
Form→Collective
Strategy→Social movement

We say no to the destruction of structurally sound council homes. No to the removal of green space, play areas and community facilities. We want fair redevelopment on our council estates, green spaces, parks and community spaces. Read our demands. No demolition without permission.