We invite you to our film screening of Estate, a Reverie

Come along to our film screening of Estate, a Reverie – A film by Andrea Luka Zimmerman. With guest speaker Gillian McIver ready to answer and discuss housing with you.

The Hanover Pub, 
Thursday 28th January 2016 at 7:15pm
Entry: Donations to The Living Rent Campaign (suggested donation of £3)

A rare opportunity to see a heart felt, sincere and topical film – Spread the word & looking forward to seeing you there!

Watch, learn, question discuss.

Film screening for Estate, a Reverie, The Hanover Pub, Brighton 28th January 2016 7:15pm

Film screening for Estate, a Reverie, The Hanover Pub, Brighton


The Human Cost of Cameron’s Housing Strategy

This article demonstrates that regeneration is a far more economical solution than demolishing estates and communities, and shows that the government’s real aim is to replace estates with a commodity for investors, rather than for the current communities.

Read more > >

Next meeting & Christmas Social

Come along to our next meeting. One of the issues will be discussing:

The Housing and Planning bill 2015: 

One of the proposals is extending the right to buy to all housing association tenants, to be funded by councils to consider selling high value properties is looking likely to be passed. Lobby your MP, House of Lords. We will have more information on how you can campaign against this at the meeting.

As well as enjoying a festive drink together!

The Southover

22nd December, 20:30

58 Southover St,

Brighton. BN2 9UF

Students rise up against soaring housing rents

“Demands for cuts and compensation spread as protests in London call for 40% reduction in accommodation costs
Students rents
Students fed up with paying thousands of pounds a year for sub-standard accommodation are demanding compensation and rent cuts from universities in what could signal a new era of undergraduate activism”. Article in the Observer on Sunday:


Consultation: Rough Sleeping Strategy for Brighton & Hove.

This week  launches the consultation to help develop the Brighton & Hove City Council’s new Rough Sleeping Strategy. They aim to “make sure no-one has the need to sleep rough in Brighton & Hove by 2020.”

To comment, please visit the Council’s Consultation Portal at

http://consult.brighton-hove.gov.uk/portal by the end of December.

It is very important that we all have a say in how the new policy is formed!