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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PEIFAH Update for April 2, 2020

In our efforts to keep tenants as informed as possible we will be implementing a daily update on what we know. If you have any questions for our elected officials please let us know and we will do our best to find the answers.  Eviction Orders Will Not Be Enforced During the COVID-19 Pandemic The…

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PEIFAH Update for April 1, 2020

In our efforts to keep tenants as informed as possible we will be implementing a daily update on what we know. If you have any questions for our elected officials please let us know and we will do our best to find the answers.  More on the Temporary Rental Assistance Benefit The Temporary Rental Assistance…

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Further regulation delays

We are disappointed to learn that there have been further delays in the creation and adaptation of short term rental regulations that protect housing supply and affordability within the City of Charlottetown. Since 2018, the City has spent time deflecting responsibility to act on this topic to the Province, who inspects and registers all vacation…

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