Have your voice heard!
The Government on PEI is in the process of collecting feedback and input from tenants and landlords on a second draft of the Residential Tenancy Act. Feedback is due by January 14, 2021.
The PEI Fight for Affordable Housing submitted feedback on behalf of tenants during the initial phase of consultation back in 2020 when the first draft of the Residential Tenancy Act was released.Read More
Behind closed doors – 18 short term rental owners lawyer up in effort to pressure Charlottetown city council
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…Read More
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…Read More
CITY OF CHARLOTTETOWN PUBLIC MEETING ON SHORT-TERM RENTAL REGULATION – MAY 17, 2020
The City of Charlottetown is hosting a public meeting on May 17 at 7pm at the Confederation Centre of the Arts to discuss the five regulatory scenarios proposed by Dr. David Wachsmuth in his extensive report on Short-Term Rentals (STR). We have updated our website with a lot of information based on Dr. Wachsmuth’s findings…Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More