tenant rights

Do Rent Strikes Actually Work?

More tenants in big cities are joining together to withhold rent from bad landlords. But staging a rent strike is tough—and winning is even harder.
Rick Paulas
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Evicted Adult Son Michael Rotondo Moves into Airbnb with Cash from Alex Jones

Now all he needs is a job.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Parents Sue 30-Year-Old Adult Son Who Refuses to Move Out

He won't do chores, he won't move his car, and now—after his parents gave him five written notices—he's being evicted.
Drew Schwartz

How Activists Turned Empty London Property into a Thriving Homeless Shelter

As the threat of mass eviction looms, a utopian vision that welcomes homeless people from across the city is now filled with more fear than hope.
Bob Trafford
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Yorker Is Facing Eviction for Hanging Confederate Flags in His Windows

Though the flags have been up for months, neighbors have called on the apartment building's owners to take them down in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.
Drew Schwartz

This Film Examines How Ghost Ship Inspired a Crackdown on DIY Venues

Bay Area institution Burnt Ramen is one of many live/work spaces struggling to stay open.
Michelle Lhooq

Housing Vouchers Would Change the Face of Poverty

Pulitzer Prize–winning ethnographer Matthew Desmond believes vouchers could help fight our nation's housing crises.
J. W. McCormack
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Man Says He Is Getting Evicted Because a Stranger Got a BJ on His Back Porch

He swears he didn't witness anything or anyone going down on his porch.
River Donaghey
Vice Blog

Nobody Can Figure Out How to Fix San Francisco's Housing Crisis

Inside the heated war of words surrounding affordable housing in San Francisco.
George McIntire

The 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Guy Says He's Being Evicted Because He's Black

He said his eviction "is about me paying low rent. But also because I'm the only negro in the building."
Mike Pearl

All Is Not Well in England's Learning-Disabled Village

The charity that runs a community for people with learning disabilities is being accused of harassing its residents, but they say they're doing nothing of the sort.
Frankie Mullin

After Five Months of Occupation, Greek Riot Police Finally Shut Down the ERT

Back in June, the Greek government tried and failed to shut down ERT, the country’s equivalent of the BBC.The staff managed to hold on to the building for an incredible five months, until riot police entered the building in a pre-dawn raid on Thursday...
Matthaios Tsimitakis and Yiannis Baboulias, Photos: Vas