Finding the Line on Benefits and Drawing the Line on Rubbish

ACORN International Citizen Wealth Ideas and Issues

Edinburgh    When it came time for the Leith ACORN branch chair to report on the accomplishments of the first 5 months of campaigns, the conversation among the leadership went from speculative and quizzical to animated and excited.   As much as the big issues of lease security and rent management engaged everyone in the room, campaigning …

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Multiple Occupancy Tenants Moving in Edinburgh

ACORN International Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Organizing

Edinburgh  I could feel the excitement in the conversations at the steering committee of the Edinburgh Private Tenant Action Group, an affiliate of ACORN International, as they started mapping out a plan to broadly organize the multiple occupancy tenants across the city.  With home ownership an impossibility, many of all ages from students to decades …

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