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Housing Campaign Archive

The project involves building an archive of radical housing campaigns in London from the past five years, with the hope of contextualising the materials gathered in longer histories of struggle. We are aiming to archive materials in three main areas: social housing campaigns, rent strikes and squatting, and housing co-ops. We hope at the end of the project to have a large archive, based at MayDay Rooms but also freely available online, which will remain useful to activists and new social movements, to run a number of events about contemporary housing struggles, and to have trained activists in some self-archiving and digitisations skills.

The MayDay Rooms Housing Campaign Archive has been supported by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.