Housing

June 7, 2016
Last week the Carnegie Community Action Project released their report card on how the city of Vancouver measured up in tackling the housing crisis in 2015. The result is mostly F's with a few D's.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
June 26, 2015
Yesterday the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that a Charter challenge holding governments responsible for the crisis in affordable housing and homelessness will never be heard in Canadian courts....
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, All of Canada
January 22, 2015
The Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS), an anti-poverty advocacy organization in Victoria, has filed a petition for judicial review challenging a decision by the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Legal Assistance, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
Crummiest Cockroach Haven Content award
October 20, 2014
Tenants from Vancouver’s SROs gathered on October 19 for an SRO Tenants’ Convention at the Japanese Hall in the DTES. With an aim to equip tenants with the skills to tackle issues ranging from...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
September 3, 2014
This map from the Wellesley Institute includes information about housing initiatives across Canada, including resources for seniors, Indigenous communities and women.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, All of Canada
Housing is  a Human Right
August 20, 2014
What would happen if housing were enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms? Yutaka Dirks gives an inside account of the radical new fight to end homelessness in an article in This...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Ontario, All of Canada
August 5, 2014
An interesting article posted on the Carnegie Community Action Project blog. In “Challenging the rhetoric of stigmatization: the benefits of concentrated poverty in Toronto’s Regent Park”, Martine...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Poverty Research, All of Canada
July 23, 2014
Being poor can make you sick. Where you work, the air you breathe, the state of your housing, what you eat, your levels of stress and your vulnerability to crime, injury and discrimination all affect...
Keywords: Article , Health, Housing, United States
July 14, 2014
A recent study conducted by the Housing Justice Project indicates that among other issues, renters in Metro Vancouver struggle with housing affordability and instability. With major community...
Keywords: Article , Housing, British Columbia
July 9, 2014
Whitehorse residents and community leaders gathered in the rain Friday to express their disapproval of the government’s decision to scrap an affordable housing program in the city. About 40 people...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Housing, Yukon
Syndicate content