News About Renters at Risk

Councillor Stevenson Urges Eviction Protection for Tenants

Friday, December 12th, 2008

The “right of first refusal”, which Tim Stevenson is suggesting, is used in Ontario to combat evictions for unnecessary renovations designed to gouge profits and take advantage of a tight rental market. It has effectively removed the financial incentive for landlords to evict tenants for unnecessary renovations. Despite popular belief that this law will result [...]

‘Gordon Nelson: Shame on You’

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Seafield Resident Talks to Reporters About Mass Evictions in Vancouver's West End

Renters participating in a Renters at Risk rally for the “right of first refusal” chanted “Gordon Nelson: Shame on You” on Saturday, October 25 outside of 1209 Jervis Street, a West End building that Gordon Nelson Investments Inc. issued eviction notices to last winter.

Seafield Residents Surround City Hall

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Seafield Apartments residents join the Renters at Risk crew to "Surround City Hall" for affordable housing

Seafield Apartments Residents showed their support for affordable housing by participating in the Citywide Housing Coalition’s “Surround City Hall” event.