eviction

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
7.13.18
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
6.1.18
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
5.22.18
Homelessness

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
3.15.18
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
8.21.17
Features

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
6.6.17
housing

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
4.18.17
Europe

In Photos: Paris Police Evacuate the City's Largest Slum

Temporary two-week accommodation has been set up for the slum's former residents — but many have no idea where they will go when those two weeks are up.
Etienne Rouillon
2.4.16
Europe

Hundreds of Roma Face Eviction from the Biggest Shantytown in Paris

Families in the slum are facing an uncertain future, after local authorities warned residents the settlement could be torn down any day.
Pierre-Louis Caron
2.2.16
officer involved

Pa. Constable Fatally Shoots 12-Year-Old Girl During Eviction Dispute at Family Home

The fatal shooting occurred as the constable was "enforcing an eviction order," police said, after the girl's father allegedly pointed a loaded rifle at the constable's chest.
VICE News
1.13.16
Europe

Italian Police Raze Makeshift Migrant Camp Near French Border

Italian authorities forced 150 migrants to abandon a makeshift camp in Ventimiglia on Wednesday morning, triggering a standoff that lasted into the early evening.
Pierre Longeray
9.30.15
Europe

Photos Show French Police Evicting the Residents of 'France's Oldest Slum'

Local authorities had recently warned residents that the slum could be torn down any day, justifying the decision by highlighting the health and safety fears associated with living there.
Etienne Rouillon
8.28.15
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