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Tenants in Europe fight back against landlord Wall St

They rally against eviction after US firms swept into cities, suburbs to take advantage of fallout from the worst economic downturn since World War II

Ms Tobun, here with her son Jason, nets 1,000 euros a month caring for older people. She said she cannot afford the 16,000 euro down payment to buy the house she rents.


THE Tobun family never missed a rental payment on their modest brick row house in eight years. But in February, the couple, who have two young children, received a letter warning that they would be evicted when their lease expired. Forty of their neighbours got the same notice....

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