172. Housing Crisis – Sharon’s Story: Facing the Rental Crisis

This Reboot Republic talks to Sharon Crandall, who is a renter in Kerry and former tenant organiser in the US. Sharon talks about the impact of housing insecurity on herself and her son, the importance of home and housing as a human right. She has to leave as her landlord is moving in to the property.

Sharon also talks about her two years working with the tenants union of Washington State to get legislation passed to protect tenants from unfair evictions and train tenants to self advocate. She talks about the importance of tenants unions, and ireland’s new tenant’s union, CATU for supporting renters. If you want to tell your housing story, contact us at [email protected] It is through telling these personal stories that change will come.

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