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@hogans_alley researchers, Modupe Bankole-Longe, @NemoyL and Marie Cecile Kotyk provided important context #HousingCentral on the challenges faced by Black communities in Metro Vancouver. Solutions include the definancialization of housing and investment in non-market solutions

If you're a GBV survivor or service provider in Ontario add your voice to this important research! Housing insecurity and homelessness among women fleeing violence is often under-counted and under-recognized. @voice4housing @WNHHNetwork @NWAC_CA @OaithDotCa…

Dr. Craig Jones, associate director of @HousingRsrch and @ubcHART at Allard Law, says that development near transit can lead to the displacement of lower-wage workers — who are often the most in need of access to transit. via @VancouverSun…

Don't miss the @BCHOUSING & @lumahousing film screening! After the film, a panel discussion with the filmmaker will be held, focusing on collaborative, culturally grounded, Indigenous-led approaches to addressing homelessness among Indigenous Peoples.

The existing social housing was torn down in anticipation of new market condo units. The previous tenants were promised they could return; however, the land has sat vacant for 15 years. She says, "There need to be implications for not following through with their promises." 2/3

In today's Early Edition with Stephen Quinn, Alex Flynn was featured to speak about the long-delayed Little Mountain development and the consequences of the developer asking for a contract exception of lifting the social housing requirement to proceed with construction. 1/3

Though the webinar will have a BC, Canada focus, you'll hear from UK’s largest non-market housing operator and a London-based design consultant shifting city development policy. Participants from across Canada, UK and beyond are welcome! Register here:…

Join the 'Housing That Connects Us' webinar on Nov 9th, 9:30am PST – 11:15am PST. This is a public component of a year-long policy co-creation project with six Metro Vancouver jurisdictions. Read more about it here:……

The Community Land Trust Summit is taking place in Toronto from October 20 - 22, presented by The Canadian Network of Community Land Trusts (CNCLT). The summit features CNCLT's first AGM and more. Pre-register here:… @ahma @lumahousing @Nate6 @parkdaleland

The Belongings of Precariously Housed People event will launch a new report that compiles and analyses laws and regulations that govern people and their personal property. RSVP here:… @alexandraeflynn @NBlomley @ArvayFinlay @MargotYoung3 @AllardLaw 2/2

New event alert! Unhoused and precariously housed people continuously navigate various public and private spaces, including sidewalks, parks, shelters, transitional housing, storage facilities, rooming houses, single-room accommodations, and insecure rental housing. 1/2

“The real issue is land availability,” said Gurstein, who is horrified by the thought of govts & public agencies selling public lands. “That’s the big expense... We need to think about how to use our lands in a sound way for the common good." @HousingRsrch @BSHNode @ubcHART (2/2)

The findings of Indigenous/non-Indigenous practitioners say CLTs have the potential to redefine the concept of ‘land ownership’ to better align with Indigenous worldviews, emphasizing the intergenerational responsibility to protect & steward the land for future generations.

In honour of #TruthandReconiliation Day, we explore the work of Tiana Lewis (Master’s student, Indigenous Community Planning, UBC) and Maggie Low (Assistant Professor, UBC SCARP) investigating what CLT models can offer decolonization efforts and the land back movement in Canada.

Reminder for the talk and Q&A with political economist @ricardo_tranjan on his new book The Tenant Class, TOMORROW NIGHT (26th) from 6 to 8 pm. Find out more about the event here:

Hey Toronto! Get ready for the launch of the rental registry with: @AdamMongrain Alana La Rosa-Dancoste from @VivreenVille @MikePMoffatt Alan Walks, @UofTMississauga and Demetre Eliopoulos, @angusreidorg Tomorrow, Tuesday September 26th at 1pm…

Have you ever questioned how Canada's housing costs reached such high levels? To gain a deeper understanding, read about the policy decisions made back in the 1990s:…@ccpa #TheMonitor #HousingCosts #HousingCrisis #HousingPolicy #Canada

In his book, Tranjan reveals the exploitative nature of the housing market by opposing the 'housing crisis' narrative, arguing for the importance of building tenant power and systemic change. Don't miss this opportunity next week!

Save the date and join us for a talk and Q&A with political economist Ricardo Tranjan on his book The Tenant Class, next week on Tuesday, September 26th, from 6 to 8 pm. Find out more and RSVP before the 26th here:

More could be accomplished if the Federal Government and PMJT worked with the provinces to introduce these types of changes at the provincial level resulting in all communities benefiting from more housing:…

The funding is expected to result in 2,000 more homes, and city-wide rezoning to allow up to 6 units on a property will also help with the construction of thousands of additional housing units in the future.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announcement of $74 million in funding for London, Ontario, under the Housing Accelerator Fund is a start in the right direction, for meeting @CMHC_ca targets.