Press Release: BC Government must rectify the eviction crisis in Metro Vancouver

***For Immediate Release*** BC Government must rectify the eviction crisis in Metro Vancouver; VTU slams Housing Minister’s previous statements on the issue Continue reading

New Renoviction Laws - What We Know

Background: It’s been three years since the provincial government’s Rental Housing Task Force delivered their report calling to “Stop Renovictions”. Since then, the government has been slow to make this happen. Continue reading

June 2021 [Virtual] General Meeting Minutes

30 VTU members attended the June 27 general meeting. Here is a summarized version of the minutes.  Continue reading

May 2021 [Virtual] General Meeting Minutes

37 VTU members attended the March 2021 general meeting. Here is a summarized version of the minutes.  Continue reading

April 2021 [Virtual] General Meeting

50 VTU members attended the March 2021 general meeting. Here is a summarized version of the minutes.  Continue reading

Renters Fear Real Estate Open Houses a COVID Risk

***For Immediate Release*** VANCOUVER As B.C. experiences a third wave of COVID-19 and tighter restrictions, renter Warren Bowen and his partner are worried about their safety as their landlord hosts real estate open houses in the 750 sq ft condo his partner rents. Continue reading

March 2021 [Virtual] General Meeting

42 VTU members attended the March 2021 general meeting. Here is a summarized version of the minutes.  Continue reading

VTU Members Organize Against the Developers Lobby to Expand Protection for Affordable Rentals Units

On March 11th, renters and VTU members spoke in favour of a proposal to expand the City of Vancouver’s "Rental Housing Stock Official Development Plan" to Commercial zones across the city. Continue reading

Why B.C. Eviction Data Is Out of Reach

As pandemic-era eviction bans have expired in jurisdictions all around the world, tenants who have been unable to pay rent during a time of crisis are getting evicted en-masse. Continue reading