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Parkdale Rent Strike Defeats Rent Increase

The rent strike at 1251 King has ended in victory. Nuspor has withdrawn the above guideline rent increase at our building. Seven months ago the MetCap rent strikers declared victory. Their victory inspired us and made our rent strike possible. Like them we organized, took direct action and won. We organized under different conditions. MetCap

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Parkdale Rent Strike Brings Nuspor to the Table

Late last week rent strikers at 1251 King received notice from their landlord, Nuspor Investments, requesting a meeting to settle the strike. Last night rent strikers met to elect their committee. Rent strikers will meet representatives from Nuspor to make their demands clear: drop the above guideline rent increase and do the repairs now. They have agreed

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New Video: Parkdale Rent Strike – Round 2

In press coverage of our struggle, you’ll often see that predatory landlords, poor living conditions and hardship are the focus. Reporters interview talking heads from government-funded organizations that have nothing to do with our organizing. In this and other videos from Sub.Media you will see what the story of Parkdale is really about. This is

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1251 King Rent Strikers Hold Firm at Tribunal

Tenants from 1251 King held firm on their demand that Nuspor drop an above guideline rent increase that aims to pass off the costs of a $296,935 lobby renovation, as well as over $35,000 of other costs, on to the tenants. A trial date will be set as a result. Today was in no way

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Parkdale Teachers Support Rent Strike!

Teachers at Queen Victoria Public School in Parkdale will protest in support of rent strikers at 1251 King on Thursday morning. Many students at Queen Vic live at 1251 King. Their teachers support them and their parents on rent strike. Teachers demand Nuspor drop the above guideline rent increase and do the repairs now! What: Parkdale Teachers’ Protest

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February 1 Rent Strike at 1251 King

Nuspor Investments: Drop the rent increase now! Tonight, at a meeting called by the building committee at 1251 King, tenants committed in numbers to going on rent strike February 1. The tenants demand their landlord, Nuspor Investments, drop the above guideline rent increase at the building now. In an attempt to intimidate tenants, Nuspor hired

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Tenants at 1251 King Visit Nuspor Investments

This morning a group of our neighbours from 1251 King, along with members of Parkdale Organize, travelled together from Parkdale to the uptown offices of the landlord, Nuspor Investments. We came to demand Nuspor drop the above guideline rent increase at the building. We also brought a stack of requests for repairs that have gone

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Tenants Organize Against Rent Increase at 1251 King West

Our neighbours at 1251 King are beginning to organize against an above guideline rent increase at their building. Their landlord, Nuspor Investments, is trying to raise the rent way above the guideline to make tenants pay for cosmetic renovations to the lobby and hallways. Meanwhile, the landlord ignores problems in units and expects our neighbours

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