We believe housing is a right, not a privilege. It cannot be treated as a commodity to be governed by market forces. All people deserve safe, affordable and accessible homes. All levels of government have a role to play in ensuring its citizens have access to a healthy and sustainable way of life in their own communities.

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What we're advocating for

We will be a voice for the tenant community, continue to build the tenant movement, and do our utmost to represent our collective needs to government. Holding them to account on their policy decisions. Below are some of the policies we're fighting for.

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PEIFAH presents case to Charlottetown City Council

The following are presentations made to the Charlottetown City Council on January 7, 2020 regarding the city's current short term...
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Residents at odds with STR association

I stand with the primary residence short-term rental operators who are supplementing their income, and paying off their mortgage by...
Public Investment

Public Investment

We ask that federal programs for social housing be expanded, and that all levels of government follow the lead of other provinces by creating local social housing projects.

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Inclusionary Zoning

Inclusionary Zoning

We call upon all municipalities to make changes to their by-laws to require developers to assure 25% of units are affordable and accessible.

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Rental Registry

Rental Registry

We need an open-to-the-public rent registry to be built to provide Island residents the information they require to make proper choices when looking for a an apartment to rent.

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Tenant/Landlord dispute protocols

We ask that improved protocols and enforcement are put into place to assist tenants in holding landlords accountable for their negligence.

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PEI People First

Most adults with intellectual or physical disabilities can’t afford the rent landlords demand, thus they have to live in substandard conditions. Because of this, we ask the government to invest in publicly funded accessible units.

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Short Term Rentals

We ask to reclaim our residential neighbourhoods for our neighbours and families, rather than become filled with commercial properties.

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