Interesting read: Article by Sonia Sodha in The Guardian
General News of the Coalition – Meetings, Advance Notices, Upcoming Events, etc
The Pallister government plans to sell our public housing. We need your help to tell the Province we want to Keep Public Housing Public. R2Housing_Poster Backgrounder
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.
The Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development, Heritage and Downtown Development will receive a 236 page report by the University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies at its meeting on June 13th titled “City of Winnipeg Comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment”. The report calls for the City to take on a greater role in addressing […]
Authors Sarah Cooper, Jesse Hajer, and Shayna Plout have written a research report on Rent Assist in Manitoba “Assisting Renters – Manitoba’s Rent Assist in the Context of Canada’s National Housing Strategy”. Link to report here Read CCPA Fast Facts on study
In a recent article in the Winnipeg Free Press, Sarah Cooper and Shauna MacKinnon, both members of the Right to Housing Coalition, advocate for increased support for low income renters in our province during the COVID-19 crisis as well as increased government investment in housing when the crisis subsides. Media coverage around the need for […]
Today The Right to Housing Coalition and Make Poverty History called on the Province of Manitoba to ensure no tenant is evicted from their home or experiences utility disconnections effective immediately. Manitoba should join other jurisdictions across Canada and around the world that have taken leadership in this area. Emergency rental support through an immediate […]
The Right to Housing Coalition hosted a community forum on February 18th to discuss the current state of and solutions for affordable housing in Manitoba. Read the Winnipeg Free Press’s coverage here.
On January 17, 2020 Families Department Minister released a 12 month action plan that outlines 10 priority areas including housing.