Tenants' Rights

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
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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
April 24, 2014
A concerning trend called 'renoviction' is occurring everywhere in the province, from the Downtown Eastside to more rural towns such as Terrace and Kitimat. Renoviction occurs when landlords (legal)...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
February 5, 2014
CMHC is Canada's national housing agency. CMHC - the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has a compilation of data from all provinces and territories as a part of their website on information...
Keywords: Online Resource , Housing, Tenants' Rights, Government information, All of Canada
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
Residential Tenancy
October 11, 2013
A new report by the Community Legal Assistance Society identifies significant and persistent unfairness at the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB), the body charged with administering BC’s tenancy laws...
Keywords: Article , Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
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
October 25, 2011
Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre has a new fact sheet available: “Can my landlord turn off my heat?” View all of TRAC's factsheets here.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
October 20, 2011
From Pivot: "“Whose problem is it?” It seems that is the eternal question in the debate about Canada’s housing crisis. The federal government maintains that housing is the purview of the provinces....
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
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