Ontario has issued its second moratorium on residential evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, but critics say the wording of the emergency order has created more confusion and may leave some tenants vulnerable. Click here for the Globe and Mail story.
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Eviction bans in England and Wales have been extended, following a similar move in Scotland on Thursday. The move will mean eviction notices – which could have started again on Monday – will not be served for six weeks in England and longer in Wales. Current restrictions were due to end on Monday, but charities […]
The Legislature, addressing hardship caused by the pandemic, convened an unusual special session between Christmas and New Year’s to pass the measure. What makes New York’s new law exceptional is its reach: It eases the process for tenants and small landlords to claim financial hardships and eliminates hurdles for disabled and older homeowners to renew […]
A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Manitoba office explores the understanding of people with lived experience of housing instability and homelessness in order to deepen awareness and improve conditions for people in Northern Manitoba. You can read the study here.
A new report from Australia argues that without control of COVID-19 and the associated health risks, there can be no recovery for the Australian economy. Housing is at the frontline of interventions—and, as such, is a potential weakness in the recovery. Read more here.
WINNIPEG — A Manitoba-based poverty advocate is calling on the provincial government to reinstate a ban on evictions. Read full CTV story here.
“Above-guideline increases ‘silent driver’ of housing affordability crisis”
Interesting read: Article by Sonia Sodha in The Guardian
The Pallister government is selling our public housing. This will leave a legacy of poverty and homelessness across the Province. We need your help to stop this. 1. SIGN UP to support the Campaign 2. EMAIL the Premier, Minister of Housing, and your MLA 3. SHARE the campaign on social media: Learn more: check out […]
The Manitoba Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released a report written by Doug Smith that looks at the impact of the sale of public housing in three jurisdictions that were cited in the KPMG report on public housing that is influencing housing policy at the provincial level.