Residential Tenancy Act Continues to Disappoint
The PEI Fight for Affordable Housing is disappointed in the actions of all parties bringing the Residential Tenancy Act through third reading. This act is replacing 30 year old legislation and presents the government with the opportunity to provide tenants with the security and affordability they have been demanding. Instead, as it stands, the legislation…Read More
Statement on Bill no. 87 – Residential Tenancy Act: Six Disappointing Omissions or Reductions in Tenant Protections
This statement is based on feedback and conversations with thousands of tenants since the Fall of 2018. There are many further changes we would like to see in Bill 87. There has been a scaling back of tenant rights, some of which are not mentioned in this statement. Of the 27 recommendations we submitted to…Read More
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
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
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…Read More
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…Read More
Title: Tenant Network Coordinator Affiliation: Cooper Institute and PEI Fight for Affordable Housing Contract: Full-Time, 37.5 hours a week for 14 weeksDecember 2021—March 2021Salary: $20 / hour Deadline: December 14, 2020 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Position Summary The Tenant Network Coordinator will implement a project that seeks to: Improve the well-being, safety, stability and empowerment of tenants…Read More