Tenants plan to refuse today’s unlawful and unnecessary eviction order from the Township of Langley

2021-05-14T11:54:11-07:00Categories: News Releases|Tags: , |

Five tenants are facing imminent eviction led by the Township of Langley. With nowhere to go, no support from City Council, and a Residential Tenancy hearing scheduled for next week, the household plans to hold their ground and stay in their home.

Tenants picket landlord’s mansion after he locks them out of their homes

2021-04-30T11:55:21-07:00Categories: News Releases|Tags: , |

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

Township of Langley evicting tenants to pave affordable housing to put up a parking lot

2021-04-30T12:00:52-07:00Categories: News Releases|Tags: , |

Maureen and her roommates are working with the Eviction Defence Network to hold a news conference and demand that the Township of Langley stop the bulldozers that will push them into homelessness.

Investor-landlord hires bailiff to evict low-income, disabled man

2021-04-30T11:41:22-07:00Categories: News Releases|Tags: , |

Curtis Lachance, a low-income man living with disabilities, was evicted by a bailiff yesterday for failure to pay rent that he's already paid. His family believes that his landlord violated human rights law in their treatment of Curtis and is looking into filing a complaint with the BC Human Rights Tribunal.

“They’re pushing us all out!”: Low income tenants speak out against landlord’s evictions and abuse

2021-01-26T16:35:52-07:00Categories: News Releases|Tags: , |

Residents of Cityviews Village, a low-rise apartment building that was recently purchased by a private investment company, are speaking out against rampant abuse and intimidation by their landlord and building manager. Their landlord is using any means necessary to begin clearing out low income tenants so that rents can be raised.

Surrey tenants and supporters resisting unlawful eviction with bailiffs at the door

2021-01-26T16:31:10-07:00Categories: News Releases|Tags: , |

On the morning of January 11th at 10am, the bailiffs showed up at Natasha and Brandon's door, carrying a writ of possession. Eviction Defence Network organizer Listen Chen said, “The landlord, Top Vision Realty, got the eviction notice by lying about notifying the tenants about the hearing. Now they got a writ of possession by lying about the tenants hearing. This is an illegal eviction.”

Tenants take action against a Surrey slumlord

2021-01-26T16:13:49-07:00Categories: News Releases|Tags: , |

Jonathan is a long-term resident of the low-income neighbourhood of Whalley in Surrey. His health has deteriorated through years of fighting against his slumlords. We’re holding the Province of BC, the City of Surrey, and his landlords responsible for the hardship Johnathan has endured.