Author Archive: John Zakharia Vancouver


Out Homes Can't Wait

JOIN THE OUR HOMES CAN’T WAIT COALITION FOR A TOWN HALL ON RISING RENTS AND EVICTIONS. THURSDAY MARCH 29 at 3 pm in the Carnegie Community Center. All are welcome. Snacks Provided. Please copy and share. Poster attached. #vanpoli #bcpoli…
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Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) 2018 Report—Worst Year for Homeless [ 34 page Report]


Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) 2018 Report March 12, 2018 Downtown Eastside Housing Crisis Worse than it‘s ever been VANCOUVER COAST SALISH TERRITORIES–2017 was the worst year for homeless Downtown Eastside (OTES) residents since the Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP)…
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Homeless Conference Friday March 18 2018

Be the Change: Changing Attitudes | Seeking Solutions | Taking Action Friday, March 16, 2018 SESSION 2: Homelessness 1:00 pm: The Real Causes of Homelessness JUDY GRAVES, Housing & Homelessness Advocate 1:15 pm: Causes and Solutions to Homelessness STEFANIA SECCIA,…
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Vancouverites set to take to the streets demanding action on housing, crackdown on lawbreaking in real estate

Vancouverites are getting ready to take to the streets demanding the province to act on housing and crackdown on rampant speculation and criminal activity plaguing the the region’s real estate market. The first Rally for Affordable Housing Action by the umbrella group…
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A public hearing for 58 West Hastings will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6 pm at Vancouver City Hall.

A public hearing for 58 West Hastings will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6 pm at Vancouver City Hall. The notice of public hearing can be read here:   Full application here

Lawyers say Vancouver has failed low-income tenants

After hundreds of violations, squalid conditions remain at the Downtown Eastside hotel. Living in the Regent Hotel means constantly guarding your belongings from mice and rats, lining up to use one toilet shared between 20 people, and the constant concern…
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