Twenty tenants with the Dow Avenue Tenants Group and the Eviction Defence Network paid a visit to Peterson CEO Ben Yeung’s multi-million dollar home
On March 25th, the provincial government announced a halt on evictions for unpaid rent during the COVID-19 crisis. That means if you can’t pay your rent, stay in your home. Now is the time to say enough by organizing to collectively withhold our rent!
In November 2019, Stop Demovictions Burnaby organized a rally against the mass rezoning of hundreds of affordable rental units in Metrotown. This rally took place on the unceded and [...]
Stop Demovictions is planning our next summer BBQ! Join us on Saturday, July 6th from 4:00 to 7:00pm at Maywood Park, 6480 McKay Avenue.
The Mayor’s Task Force recently released 10 "quick starts" to tackle the housing crisis in Burnaby. At this town hall, we will peel back the technical language and media hype to see what is going on and how it will impact Indigenous and working class tenants in Metrotown.
Organizers from Mietenwahnsinn in Berlin are calling for demonstrations across the world on Saturday, April 6 with actions being planned in Germany, Spain, France and elsewhere… and we want to join them!
Articles include "Home Defenders Stand with Land Defenders" by Sadie and Destiny Morris, "Stop Demovictions Burnaby Vision for 2019," and "Burnaby's Housing Task Farce: A developer-heavy housing task force won't end the crisis Metrotown renters" face by Emily and Zoe Luba.
Stop Demovictions will not only hold Mayor Hurley accountable to his campaign promises; we will challenge him to go beyond a moratorium as we continue organizing in the streets to defend Metrotown as a working class and Indigenous neighbourhood.
Spend the surplus! Metrotown residents challenge candidates to do “more than a moratorium” and use the budgetary surplus for non-market housing
Stop Demovictions Burnaby and Metrotown tenants facing demoviction challenge Mayoral candidate Mike Hurley and the Green Party to adopt our vision of “more than a moratorium!” and implement policies to preserve the working class and tenant-majority character of Metrotown.
Stop Demovictions Burnaby Townhall: Development without Displacement Wednesday Sept 12th 6:30 - 8:30 PM Third Floor Burnaby Neighbourhood House (4460 Beresford St. ; across from Metrotown Skytrain station) [...]