Help Ensure Manitoba Budget 2024 Invests in Social Housing
Right to Housing needs your help to ensure Budget 2024 addresses housing insecurity and homelessness with the following investments:
- A capital and acquisition fund to add 1,000 rent-geared-to-income social housing units in 2024/25 owned by public, non-profit, and co-op housing providers.
- A capital maintenance fund and an operating subsidy fund to protect existing social housing and ensure no units are lost due to disrepair or lack of subsidies.
- Funding to ensure all social housing tenants have access to support workers with a minimum ratio of 1 worker per 100 units.
You can learn more about these recommendations here. They have been endorsed by more than 90 organizations.
If you are an individual:
Send a pre-drafted email message to all NDP MLAs – Click here to send a pre-drafted email message to all MLAs letting them know you want to see social housing prioritized in Budget 2024.
If you are part of an organization:
Participate in our postcard campaign – Fill out this form to order postcards. Distribute postcards to staff and clients of your organization and collect the signed postcards so we can ensure they are all sent to the Premier no later than March 8. Use the form linked above for information on options for mailing.
Send a letter on your organization’s letterhead to the Minister of Finance – Use this template to help draft your letter. Feel free to personalize the text. Send the letter by email to the Minister of Finance (email@example.com) and copy the Premier (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the Minister Responsible for Housing (email@example.com).
Download our campaign toolkit for more details on how to participate as an organization.
Become a Supporter of the Right to Housing Coalition – Individuals and organizations can become a Supporter of the Right to Housing Coalition by filling out this form so we can demonstrate the strength behind our coalition.