Housing campaigners camp outside Foxtons in Brixton to highlight social housing crisis

Housing campaigners camp outside Foxtons in Brixton to highlight eviction crisis

At approx 12.30 today, local hip hop artist and activist Potent Whisper bedded down in the window of Foxtons estate agents in central Brixton to highlight the attack on communities in social housing throughout the borough.

Housing campaigners camp outside Foxtons in Brixton to highlight eviction crisis

Apparently prompted into action by an article on Brixton Buzz, Potent told us:

Was just gonna let you know that a few of us are going to camp outside Foxtons with sleeping bags and pillows to highlight displacement and the homelessness that results from the evictions. Meeting at midday at tube. Prob won’t be around for that long, not looking for anything to kick off. Just a peaceful statement.

Housing campaigners camp outside Foxtons in Brixton to highlight eviction crisis

Housing campaigners camp outside Foxtons in Brixton to highlight eviction crisis

Housing campaigners camp outside Foxtons in Brixton to highlight eviction crisis

Photos © Jose Cardoso

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