August 13, 2010
The social housing units at the Olympic village are still empty while many residents of the market housing have already moved in. This is just the most recent problem with the promised social housing...
Keywords: Article , Housing, British Columbia
July 22, 2010
Stephen Gaetz talks about the Alberta government's new plan to discourage people from giving money to panhandlers and give to agencies instead. He argues that "this kind of thinking represents policy...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Housing, Mental Health, Panhandling, Poorbashing, Welfare, All of Canada
Right to Housing Blog
June 29, 2010
The Right to Housing Blog documents the Right to Adequate Housing Charter Challenge. The court is being asked to declare that homelessness and inadequate housing violate the Charter of Rights and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, charter challenge, Homelessness, Housing, right to housing, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, All of Canada
June 22, 2010
The Downtown Eastside Neighborhood Council is a representative group of downtown eastside residents who advocate for the needs, interests, and aspirations of our neighbourhood. Issues include First...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Panhandling, Poorbashing, British Columbia, Organizations
March 29, 2010
The City of Prince George's directory of advocacy services.
Keywords: Online Resource , advocacy directory, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Aid, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, British Columbia, Directories
March 26, 2010
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
Shelter Strategy
March 24, 2010
The Greater Vancouver Shelter Society has an updated directory of shelters across the Lower Mainland, as well as documents, fact sheets, and community plans related to homelessness and shelters.
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Housing, Housing and Tenancy, shelter directory, shelter list, British Columbia, Directories
healthy housing
March 24, 2010
HealthyHousing.ca, a National HIV/Housing Portal, is a space for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), service providers and researchers to learn more about issues related to HIV/AIDS and housing.
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, Health, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, Housing, housing and health research, Housing and Tenancy, housing directory, Directories, Gateways, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Services
Reach Canada
March 17, 2010
Reach is a lawyer referral organization that helps people with all disabilities including people who are deaf, hard of hearing, people with physical disabilities, mental health issues, developmental...
Keywords: Online Resource , AIDS, chronic pain, deaf, Disability, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, legal help, Legal Research, pro bono, Ontario, Organizations, Services
March 10, 2010
The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, has written a report that shows the impact of “mega-events” in the realization of the right to adequate housing. She says, “I am...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, International
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