Berkeley Tower Tenants Rally Against Renovictions

Facing imminent mass eviction, residents of the Berkeley Tower in Vancouver's West End (1770 Davie St) held a to protest renovictions... Continue reading

VTU Ready for Municipal Election After Tenant Organizer Training

The VTU is poised to take back the city from landlords and developers in the upcoming municipal election... Continue reading

VTU Holds First Kitsilano Meeting

On August 18, 2018, a VTU member from the Kitsilano area organized a community meeting in their neighbourhood... Continue reading

Deep Pockets and the Coming Wave of New Westminster Renovictions

Dispatch from VTU Organizer David Hendry: "Big money salivates at the investment opportunities of 'below-market' rental housing.  In New West, hundreds of older rental buildings face the upward pressure of a housing market gone insane.  Now is the time to organize your building and your neighborhood to protect some of the last of the “affordable” rental stock in the Lower Mainland." Continue reading

VTU joins BC Poverty Reduction Coalition

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, approximately 45 members at the VTU General Meeting voted unanimously for the union to join the BC Poverty Reduction Coaltion Continue reading

VTU Joins BC ACORN Moratorium on Demovictions

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, approximately 45 members at the VTU General Meeting voted unanimously for the union to join ACORN BC's call for a moratorium on demovictions in Burnaby Continue reading

Recommendations of the VTU to the BC Rental Task Force

Prepared by the Vancouver Tenants Union Policy Team Continue reading

Response to the 2018 BC Budget

The half-measures announced today in the BC Budget are deeply disappointing to Vancouver renters. We take a look at the 2018 BC Budget's responses to Renovictions, Rent Control, Housing Supply and Speculation and what impacts they will have on tenants. Continue reading

Happy New Year; You're Evicted!

VTU and Belvedere Court tenants rallied against the eviction of another senior in their building - right in time for the New Year. Continue reading

Read up on the VTU's Constitution and Bylaws Before our AGM

As most of you know, we’re having our first AGM on Nov 26th at the Russian Hall at 1PM. The two big items that we’re going to accomplish at the AGM are ratifying our Constitution and Bylaws and Electing our Steering Committee. Go over the current version of the VTU's Constitution and Bylaws before voting at the AGM.   Continue reading