Housing

January 10, 2014
Tenant organizer Yutaka Dirks writes that through organizing "tenants can win increased legal protections from eviction, funding for new social housing, and, eventually, the full control of their own...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, All of Canada
July 11, 2013
The Employment and Income Assistance Advocates Network in Winnipeg has launched a contest to show how people on welfare struggle to find safe and affordable housing. The EIA Advocates Network hopes...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Manitoba
April 17, 2013
The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO), as well as people with lived experience of homelessness, advocacy organizations and community groups from across the country have formed the Right to...
Keywords: Article , Housing, All of Canada
March 1, 2013
The mission of the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia (AHANS) is to promote and support access to decent and affordable housing throughout Nova Scotia. We have been advocating for...
Keywords: Online Resource , affordable housing, Housing, Campaigns and initiatives, Nova Scotia, Organizations
Home for Hope Blog
March 1, 2013
Blog for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, coalition, Homelessness, Housing, victoria, British Columbia
The Social Housing Coalition
January 31, 2013
The Social Housing Coalition is a non-partisan, volunteer coalition spanning Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and reaching out to the rest of British Columbia. We are a grassroots coalition...
Keywords: Online Resource , Housing, Organizing, social housing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
Tenant's movement
November 13, 2012
According to an article in The Mainlander, most of the few remaining rights and affordable housing that tenants have in British Columbia were earned by working class activists and renters in the...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
July 19, 2012
Acorn Canada, a community organization made up low and middle income families, is seeking a meeting with Minister Rich Coleman. They have written a letter outlining steps they are asking the Minister...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
April 17, 2012
Four levels of human rights protections may be used to promote and enforce housing rights in Canada - provincial human rights codes, the Canadian Human Rights Act, the Canadian Charter of Rights and...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Human Rights, Ontario, All of Canada
March 16, 2012
With housing prices at record levels, a University of British Columbia-led study finds that new Canadians are struggling to find adequate and affordable housing in the country’s three largest cities...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia, All of Canada
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