Housing

December 4, 2008
The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) is a coalition of social planning councils (SPC), community development councils (CDC), resource centres, and planning committees located in various...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Family, Government Policy, Health, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Organizing, Poverty Research, social planning, General resources, Ontario
December 2, 2008
A Miami activist organization, Take Back the Land, has started moving in homeless individuals and families into empty foreclosed homes. Take Back the Land asserts: "that it is immoral to maintain...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, United States
November 23, 2008
A report released to the CBC adds to the concerns over Nunuvut's housing stock by claiming that there will a $155 million dollar funding shortfall for social housing in thirty years. According to the...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Nunavut
October 5, 2008
Last month the Carnegie Community Action Project (CCPA) surveyed the hotels in the Downtown Eastside and found 486 privately owned empty housing units. They did not count the many empty government-...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
September 20, 2008
After more then twenty-five years the New York City municipal government has finally decided to settle a lawsuit filed by the Legal Aid Society to draw attention to homeless families. The lawsuit...
Keywords: Article , Family, Homelessness, Housing, News, United States
September 8, 2008
The Prairie Metropolis Centre which is dedicated to research on immigration, integration and diversity has recently produced a report, The Housing Circumstances of Recently Arrived Refugees: The...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, News, Manitoba
August 13, 2008
During a press conference in Beijing, BC Premier Gordon Campbell was asked by international journalists about homelessness, addiction, poverty and protest during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Gordon...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
August 10, 2008
According to a report, One World, Whose Dream? Housing Rights Violations and the Beijing Olympic Games (in PDF), released by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, 1.5 million people have been...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Human Rights, News, International
July 13, 2008
The Ontario Human Rights Commission has released a report, Right at home: Report on the consultation on human rights and rental housing in Ontario (in PDF) that focuses on housing as a human right,...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Human Rights, News, Ontario
May 21, 2008
Thanks to lobbying by anti-poverty advocates and activists, the Ontario government has invested $5 million dollars into rent banks to help renters who are facing eviction stay in their homes ("...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Tenants' Rights, Ontario
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