Archive for September, 2010

West End couple say rent hike battle lead to eviction

Friday, September 10th, 2010

By Kent Spencer
The Province
A landlord in Vancouver’s West End, whose 38-per-cent rent increases were disallowed in court earlier this year, is under fire again from residents.
Christine Brandt and Mark Moore, a married couple who have lived in the Seafield apartments for 11 years, said Friday they’ve been given an eviction notice because landlord Gordon Nelson [...]

Tenants complain more ‘renovictions’ underway in B.C.

Friday, September 10th, 2010

By: Leah Hendry

Tenants in Vancouver and New Westminster are complaining that they’re being unfairly evicted so that landlords can raise their rents, and they’re calling on the provincial government to do more to protect them.
Christine Brandt and her husband Mark Moore have received an eviction notice from the Seafield building on Pendrell Street in Vancouver’s [...]

Gordon Nelson Inc Evicting a Seafield Family

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Seafield Landlord Mirrors Hollyburn by Choosing to Evict Tenants Despite Having a Vacant Apartment Available
Gordon Nelson Investments is moving to evict a family of three from the Seafield after numerous previous attempts to evict other residents to raise rents have been ruled unlawful, or have been withdrawn.
This is the fifth suite, out of 14, targeted [...]

Gordon Nelson Inc Evict Seafield Shrubs

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Workers Say Seafield Shrubs’ New Home is the Nearest Landfill
Gordon Nelson Investments Inc arrived at the Seafield today to rip up mature shrubs and plants, loading them into a truck.
Tenants learned from the workers, who were instructed not to speak to residents, that most of the shrubs would be taken to the dump.
Ripping up plants [...]