On Thursday, January 28th, the PEI Fight for Affordable Housing hosted its first tenant organizing webinar. The webinar featured speakers from Nova Scotia ACORN, Parkdale Organize, and the Vancouver Tenant Union. Each organization shared stories about the problems their communities faced — evictions, rent increases, disrepair, gentrification — and how they solved them through organizing.…

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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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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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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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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: ​housingpei@gmail.com Position Summary The Tenant Network Coordinator will implement a project that seeks to: Improve the well-being, safety, stability and empowerment of tenants…

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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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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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