Federal Party Housing Platforms

With the election fast approaching, we thought we would do our best to compile the four main party housing platforms.

Firstly, we want to state as a non-partisan grassroots group, we will not be indicating support for any particular party.

As you will read, only one party platform speaks to preserving existing public housing and creating new public or non-market housing. This is very alarming as public housing is vital to addressing the housing crisis.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (06/21/2021) PEI Fight For Affordable Housing81 Prince Street, Charlottetownhousingpei@gmail.com902 894 4573 Charlottetown, PEI –  On June 14, 2021, the Mayor of Charlottetown and all 10 City Councillors received an email from D. Spencer Campbell at Stewart McKelvey on behalf of 18 commercial short-term rental (STR) operators on Prince Edward Island. Attached to…

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The Reality of Renting in Charlottetown

Below is a speech written and presented by Claire Byrne at the May 17, 2020 “Rally for STR Regulation” at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown I am a Ward 4 resident and have lived in downtown Charlottetown for the majority of my life. This gives 2 decades’ worth of stories on the…

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Reclaiming our Communities

Before the holidays the P.E.I. Fight for Affordable Housing (PEIFAH) received another call from a tenant being renovicted. The tenant asked for anonymity, due to fear of not being able to find an apartment if landlords identify them as someone who speaks up.

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Welcome Connor Kelly!

The Cooper Institute and PEI Fight for Affordable Housing is pleased to introduce our new tenant organizer, Connor Kelly. Connor is from Cornwall, and has lived in several provinces across the country. He has experience organizing in electoral and activist circles. He will be working with PEIFAH to provide practical and social support to tenants…

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Share your rental story

Have you… Been renovicted only to find your apartment listed for higher rent or on AirBnB? Struggled to afford rent on top of other living necessities? Lived in substandard conditions risking your physical or mental health? Experienced housing discrimination based on age, race, disability, family status (such as having kids), gender expression/identity, or source of…

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