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Didn’t Pay Your Rent? What Comes Next?

Lost jobs. Hours cut. Bills to pay. Families to feed. CONNECT WITH YOUR NEIGHBOURS! DOWNLOAD THE POSTER DOWNLOAD THE FACT SHEET keepyourrent.com torontokeepyourrent@gmail.com 647-874-8793

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KEEP YOUR RENT: ORGANZING MATERIALS

Keep Your Rent, Toronto! On April 1 we are keeping our rent. Some of us have run out of money or don’t have much left. Some of us are hoping things don’t get worse. Some of us may be ok right now, telling ourselves things will work out. But none of us knows for sure.

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TORONTO: KEEP YOUR RENT (April 1)

KEEP YOUR RENT – TORONTO (Facebook organizing group) Some of us have run out of money or don’t have much left. Some of us may have barely enough and are hoping things don’t get worse. Some of us may be okay right now and are telling ourselves things will work out. But none of us

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Notice: Eviction Stoppage + Supporting Neighbours

1. Eviction Stoppage Read the story in the Toronto Star It’s unclear how long outstanding eviction orders will be postponed but they are, for the moment, being halted. Behind most evictions lies a crisis. Whether a tenant’s spouse has died or they lost their job, whether they can’t work without affordable childcare or are unable

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Landlord Shafik Kassam Hides from Beaty Tenants

Today our neighbours at 40 Beaty traveled to the affluent Hoggs Hollow neighbourhood in North York to the home of landlord Shaffik Kassam. Their purpose was to demand he drop the above guideline increase and do the repairs in tenants’ units now. Kassam is a real estate investor who has bought up two Parkdale buildings,

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We Won’t Be Ignored – Parkdale on the Picket Line

FACEBOOK EVENT Friday, Feb. 7, 11:15am, corner of Queen St. West and Lansdowne Ave. Apparently the government didn’t hear us! Last Monday, over 100 Parkdale tenants, families and teachers showed up to demand quality schools. Next week, we’ll make sure they can’t ignore us. Join Parkdale teachers on the picket line on Friday February 7th

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Parkdale Supports Teachers!

FACEBOOK EVENT Parkdale Supports Teachers!Monday, January 20, 11:15am Corner of Queen St. West and Jameson Ave. Bring your kids! On Monday, elementary school teachers will be out on strike. Let’s show teachers and the government that Parkdale demands smaller classes, more classroom support and better schools for our kids. Parkdale supports teachers fighting back! Bring your

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1475 King Tenants Organize

Last night our neighbours at 1475 King formed a building committee for the defense of their homes. The building was recently purchased by Montreal-based Golden Equity Properties. The new landlord has since issued bogus eviction notices to some tenants and is neglecting serious disrepair in tenants’ units. Members of Parkdale Organize attended the meeting. We

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Hannah Beats Eviction (Round One)!

Yesterday Hannah beat the eviction! The Landlord and Tenant Board dismissed the eviction because the landlord failed to pay compensation to the tenant before the eviction date. At the hearing landlord Patrick Anderson was clearly shaken up and feeling the pressure from yesterday’s phone and email zap. We intend to escalate action against Anderson in

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Report: Dufferin Tenants Visit Starlight

Today our neighbours at 295 Dufferin visited the offices of landlord Starlight Investments to demand they drop the above guideline rent increase at the building and do the repairs in units now. Tenants delivered work order forms from 60 units in longstanding disrepair. When tenants arrived at the Starlight office they were greeted by landlord

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