Rent strike wins £1.49 million at UCL!

Cautiously pessimistic

Some great news from UCL – Cut the Rent:

£££ UCL CUT THE RENT WINS MILLIONS £££

After 5 month long rent strike, UCL-CTR has won £1.49 MILLION from UCL Accommodation:

⚡️ £600k to go to a progressive accommodation bursary
⚡️ Partial rent freeze across 1,224 rooms, approximately equal to £258,000
⚡️ A further £600k to go to a RENT CUT for 2018/9

This makes a total of 💸 £2.05 million 💸 won by UCL Cut the Rent over the last 2 years!

Extortionate rents are a form of social cleansing, which prevent less privileged students accessing higher education.
In the face of rising student debt and the scrapping of maintenance grants, this win comes as a significant step in the right direction and an indicator that students will not tolerate the marketisation of their education.

Rent strikes work!
Victory to the rent strike!
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO…

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