City-wide Housing March set for Saturday October 10th (noon)

Crowd at Occupy VancouverA City-wide Housing March will be held on Saturday, October 10th. The event is set to begin at 955 East Hastings at noon. The March is being organized by VANDU and it is supported by the BC Social Housing Alliance.

Further information about the event can be found on Facebook and also in a detailed post in The Mainlander.

Excerpt: The housing crisis has never been worse in Vancouver, across the Lower Mainland, and throughout the unceded Coast Salish Territories of British Columbia. The number of people displaced, living on the streets and in shelters has never been higher.

People across the city continue to be evicted and displaced by rising rents, renovictions and demolitions of existing affordable housing. Indigenous people, racialized communities, recent immigrants, single mothers and people on fixed income are being the hardest hit.

To make matters worse, tens of thousands of nonprofits and co-ops will lose their funding in the next decade, and yet politicians at all levels of government…

See the Facebook event page for further details.

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