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

January 2021 [Virtual] General Meeting

52 VTU members attended our online general meeting on January 31, 2021. Here is what happened... Continue reading

Metro Vancouver Rents Up 20% Since BC NDP Formed Government

***For Immediate Release*** January 28, 2021     Continue reading

How We Won at Broadway-Carolina

We beat the developer and put a fighting spirit back into the Union Continue reading

December 2020 [Virtual] General Meeting

50 VTU members attended our online general meeting on December 5, 2020. Here is what happened... Continue reading