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Affordable Housing

ACORN members have been at the forefront of campaigns for genuinely affordable housing, fighting developers and holding politicians to account over quotas and running community campaigns for new developments to be accessible to members of the local community in which they’re built.

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Letting Fee Ban 2019

For years letting agents arbitrarily charged tenants extortionate fees for whatever they could think of  – signing a tenancy, printing a contract, reference checks, you name it. 

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Santander Rent Rise Clause

In 2017 we took our first coordinated national action alongside our Scottish sister organisation Living Rent in protest at a hidden clause in Santander’s buy-to-let mortgage terms that required landlords to raise rents to the maximum level every year.

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Bristol Council House Sell Off

Heading into the Bristol Mayoral election in 2016, ACORN members organised demonstrations against the proposed sell off of council housing when 16,000 people were on the waiting list.

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