The Right to Housing Coalition is concerned that millions in federal dollars that could make its way to Manitoba is sitting on a negotiating table rather than benefitting thousands of people in Manitoba who urgently need decent affordable housing. The Government of Manitoba has yet to negotiate a bilateral agreement to bring new federal housing […]
Coalition in the Media
References to the Coalition in the Media
April 12, 2018 News Release: Housing advocates are very concerned about the Manitoba government’s decision to once again increase housing costs for people living with low incomes. Later this year low-income households will be expected to pay 30% of their income on shelter costs. This builds on last year’s decision to raise the threshold from […]
Sarah Cooper is a CCPA-MB research associate and a Right to Housing member. She is currently completing her PhD in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Sarah examines the risks and real dangers to Manitoba’s low-income housing including the end of operating agreements for low-income housing providers. Public Housing […]
Read CBC article about vacant Manitoba Housing highrise at 185 Smith Street. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-housing-downtown-winnipeg-closed-1.4097208
Read article in July 4th’s Winnipeg Free Press written by Tyler Pearce, Chairperson of the Coalition’s Federal Working Group regarding a national housing strategy. National housing strategy long overdue
The Winnipeg Free Press has published an op-ed regarding housing policy written by Clark Brownlee and Laura Rempel of the Coalition. Entitled “Ask_them_about_Manitoba’s_Poorly_housed” the commentary highlights housing issues for low income Manitobans and political party responses to community concerns regarding low income housing heard during the provincial election campaign.
See the coverage of Right to Housing Coalition’s policy launch (see June 22nd post) Winnipeg Free Press CBC Manitoba
Tim Sale, former Manitoba Minister of Housing and current chair of the federal working group of the Right to Housing Coalition provides an analysis of housing issues and the need to make housing an issue in the upcoming federal election in the June 9th edition of the Winnipeg Free Press. “We all pay for Canada’s […]
A rally organized by Right to Housing and Make Poverty History to demand steps to end poverty in Manitoba’s 2015 Budget was held outside the Manitoba Legislative building on Thursday April 23, 2015. Two actions were demanded: * fully implement Rent Assist for people on Employment and Income Assistance * increase provincial housing […]
Article written by Clark Brownlee, Coordinator of the Right to Housing Coalition, that appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on February 18, 2014 regarding the need for a national housing strategy. Before We Shelve the Report.