The Coalition has responded to a letter from The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) that outlined the current federal government’s role in affordable housing. Letter from Candice Bergen Letter to Candice Bergen
Positions of the Coalition via Reports, Media or Correspondence
Right to Housing and Make Poverty History Manitoba are organizing a rally at the steps of the Legislative Building at noon on Thursday, April 23rd to support expenditures in the upcoming provincial government to reduce poverty levels in Manitoba.
Clark Brownlee, Coordinator of the Right to Housing Coalition, has outlined the work of the Coalition last year in its 2014 Annual Report released February 5, 2015. Advocacy work focused at the three levels of government is summarized. Fifty organizations officially support the Coalition’s efforts. Click below to read the report and visit Coalition’s website […]
The Right to Housing Coalition along with Make Poverty History Manitoba has submitted two funding requests for the upcoming 2015 provincial budget. The requests are outlined in a background paper and letter written in December to Premier Selinger. Backgrounder Letter to Premier
National Housing Day 2014 is undoubtedly the largest and most unified marking of National Housing Day that we have ever experienced in Canada. From Montreal to Whitehorse, groups and coalitions are taking a variety of actions. We are all protesting how the expiring operating grants that make our social housing accessible to people of low […]
The Right to Housing Coalition wants the lack of affordable housing in Winnipeg to be an important issue in the upcoming civic election. We need the next Mayor and Council of our city to understand that housing is city business and to provide leadership to increase the city’s involvement in affordable housing initiatives. The Coalition’s […]
Our Coalition presented its brief to the Winnipeg Housing Steering Committee Meeting on April 14th about the proposed Housing Implementation Plan for the City. The Steering Committee approved that the Implementation Plan be sent to the Executive Policy Committee, the next step in the approval process. Links to the Implementation Plan and the Coalition’s brief […]
Right to Housing has written Premier Selinger applauding the $20 million that has been committed in the 2014 budget to poverty reduction through the New Rent Assist program. The March 24th letter can be read in the link below. Budget 2014
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.