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 […]
Positions of the Coalition via Reports, Media or Correspondence
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
Kirsten Bernas, Chair of the Provincial Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition, Research and Policy Manager at CCEDNet Manitoba and a CCPA Manitoba Research Associate provides an analysis of housing measures in the the recent 2017 Provincial Budget. Read more
Read article in today’s Winnipeg Free Press written by Kirsten Bernas, Chair of the Provincial Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition, on the need for a bold vision to address the need for more affordable housing as the Province brings down its budget on Tuesday, April 11th. Affordable housing needs bold vision – […]
Tyler Pearce, currently chair of the Right to Housing Coalition’s Federal Working Group, speaks out about the federal government’s commitment to affordable housing in the latest federal budget in an article in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 27th. Read article
At a National Housing Day event held in Winnipeg and hosted by the Right to Housing Coalition on November 17th, the report, Building a Community Asset: The Ongoing Need for Social Housing in Manitoba by Josh Brandon, Community Animator at the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg was released. Click here to read the report.
The Provincial Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition has made several recommendations to the Province of Manitoba as it consults with Manitobans on housing needs to develop future priorities of Manitoba Housing. To read the submission click here
Take a look at the Right to Housing Coalition’s submission to the provincial government regarding housing recommendations for the 2017 Budget. 2017 Budget Submission
Click here to read Right to Housing Coalition’s submission re the National Housing Strategy Consultation.
Right to Housing is encouraging its supporters and members to complete the National Housing Strategy survey, accessible online at letstalkhousing.ca. Let’s demonstrate that housing matters to Canadians and show a groundswell of support for a renewed federal presence on the national stage. Click here to read more.