City’s Re-Vamped Tenant “Protections” Are More Buyouts

  A Perspective from a Renovicted Tenant Who Qualifies for TRPP   Continue reading

Marpole Tenants Fight for Housing Justice

Read the original article by VTU member Lisa Descary on Springmag.ca Continue reading

September 2019 General Meeting

53 VTU members attended our General Meeting on Sept 21. Here's what happened... Continue reading

Anti-Renoviction Flea Market & Silent Auction Sept. 14

Come out to help your tenants union raise funds for advocacy costs associated with fighting renovictions, promoting tenants' rights, multilingual tenant organizing, and more! Continue reading

Nanaimo St. Demoviction Raises Doubts About Tenant Protection Policy

Tenants at 326 Nanaimo are facing demoviction and have joined VTU hoping to secure the rights and compensation afforded them by the Tenant Relocation and Protection Policy (TRPP). All tenants are vulnerable, low income, and have been paying significantly lower than CMHC average rent for the area. Continue reading

Acting Fast under Threat of Sahota Evictions

VTU organizers were alerted in late August that as many as 20 tenants in two buildings on Wall St. had received eviction notices Continue reading

Vancouver Tenants Union Creates Fund For Multilingual Tenant Organizing

[Solheim Place tenants in April, 2019 Photo Credit: Nat Lowe] July 7, 2019 VTU members voted unanimously in favour of a new “Language Access Fund” Continue reading

Marpole Chapter Launches

Tenant organizers in Marpole gathered at Marpole Neighbourhood house on July 23, 2019 to help create another new chapter of the VTU. Continue reading

Telling Tenancy Stories Through Sound

VTU members collect tenant stories and partner with a youth arts mentorship program to create audio podcasts about housing. Above: Kell Gerlings leads a discussion on housing and social action. Photo courtesy of VIVO Media Arts Centre Continue reading

July 2019 General Meeting

Over 50 VTU members, including many new volunteers, gathered at the Carnegie Community Centre on July 6th. Here's what happened... Continue reading