Leeds Tenants Federation

The Hidden History of Tenants

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A history of riots and rentstrikes, of protests and campaigns, of struggle and influence.
tenants demonstrateThe tenants movement has a radical history. It led the development of social housing and has fought to improve living conditions for working people.
tenants protestTenants have changed social policy in Britain and across the world. But their achievements are often unrecorded and their history is hidden.
federation bannerThe tenants movement is still engaged in a struggle for change. This website uncovers its radical past and looks at the major issues that the tenants movement is engaged in today.