Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Stadt von Unten – kommunal & selbstverwaltet

Democratic Remunicipalization

Stadt von Unten – kommunal & selbstverwaltet (City from Below – communal & self-governed)is an affinity-based political group of urban activists and neighbours who formed in early 2014 with the objective of promoting a model project called "communal & self-governed", and who mobilise for the affordability of housing in a city that has seen a sharp rise in rent prices over the past few years. Stadt von Unten is part of the wider tenant and Right to the City movement in Berlin and of a global movement against neoliberal and austerity-driven urbanism.

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