Join George Heyman for a discussion of rent increases and tenants’ rights

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Vancouver has a housing affordability crisis. Rents in the city are some of the highest in the country and renters find themselves with few rights and protections. Loopholes such as fixed term leases and the geographic increase clause allow landlords to ignore rent control laws and burden tenants with unreasonable and unaffordable rent hikes.

On Thursday April 6th, Join MLA’s George Heyman and Spencer Chandra Herbert along with Zuzana Mudrovic of the Tenant Resource and Advocacy Centre (TRAC) and City Councillor Andrea Reimer to discuss issues affecting Vancouver renters. The event will feature a public discussion of how to address rising rents as well as a tenant’s rights Q&A with TRAC’s legal team.

Bring your stories – we want to demonstrate that the Residential Tenancy Act needs an overhaul to close unfair loophole and to connect you with other renters.

When: Thursday April 6th, 7:00-8:30PM

Where: 326 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver (Beaumont Gallery)

RSVP:  Space is limited at the venue – Please RSVP here to save a seat

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FAQs

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

MLA George Heyman’s Community Office

642 West Broadway | 604 775 2453

george.heyman.mla@leg.bc.ca

MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert’s Community Office

923 Denman Street | 604 660 7307

s.chandraherbert.mla@leg.bc.ca

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

If you are taking public transit the venue is a 5 minute walk from Olympic Village Skytrain station.

If you are driving there is parking along 5th Avenue between Yukon Street and Alberta Street as well as on Yukon Street between 6th and 4th Avenue.

Do I need to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not need to bring your printed ticket to the event.