Campaigning

Image by Haringey Liberal Democrats. A march on housing rights. Image by Haringey Liberal Democrats. A march on housing rights.

Tools you can use

Campaigning toolkit

Some housing issues and problems cannot be resolved quickly or easily, and may require an organised and ongoing effort to bring about lasting change. Following this plan will save you time and effort.
Image by SuHyeon Choi - a hand holds a phone above a crowd Image by SuHyeon Choi - a hand holds a phone above a crowd

Tools you can use

Using citizen journalism

What is citizen journalism and how can you use it to solve problems in your tower block?

Story

Tenant action – tackling disrepair

Annie Barrett, a tenant of Marsh Drive estate in the London Borough of Barnet joined forces with her neighbours to tackle disrepair in their blocks. We interviewed Annie to find out what action she and her community took. How long have you lived in the Marsh Drive block? I moved into Marsh Drive in October […]
Two people in front of a wrold map. One is filming the other in an interview. Two people in front of a wrold map. One is filming the other in an interview.

Tools you can use

Contacting the media

Sometimes, if you're not getting results through any other means, it can help to get some coverage in the local - or even national - press.
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Tools you can use

Using Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information is a way of getting information from public authorities, like councils or housing authorities. It's available to everyone and you don't have to be an expert to use it.