Housing and Evictions

Community Legal Assistance Society Celebrates 50 Years Fighting for Justice

For Immediate Release – March 29, 2021

Vancouver, B.C. – On March 29, Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) launches a year-long celebration of 50 years of fighting for social justice. CLAS was incorporated as a non-profit legal services society in Vancouver in […]

BC Election 2020 – Joint Letter from CLAS and TRAC to Parties Re: Housing Reforms

October 8, 2020

Dear Candidates,

Re: Legislative Recommendations relating to the Tenants Housing Crisis in BC

We wish to bring attention to the housing crisis for tenants in British Columbia as a key platform issue in the upcoming election. This crisis continues to be […]

2020-10-19T11:36:39-07:00October 19, 2020|Categories: News, Statements|Tags: , |

BC Tenants’ Rights Legal Advocates Call for Prevention of Mass Evictions


For Immediate Release

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

June 25, 2020

Vancouver, B.C. – Tenants’ rights advocates and legal aid professionals in B.C., the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) along with the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC), are concerned […]

2020-06-25T10:42:03-07:00June 25, 2020|Categories: Release, Statements|Tags: , |

Unlawful Guest Restrictions – Tenant’s Rights during COVID-19 

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

Tenant advocates have received reports that some landlords have been barring access to occupants and/or guests in their rental buildings. This action is in direct contravention of section 30 (1)(b) of the Residential Tenancy Act (the “RTA”), […]

BC Tenants’ Rights Advocates Unite to Call for Ban on Evictions

For Immediate Release

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

Yesterday, Canadians were given a clear and direct order from Prime Minister Trudeau: “go home and stay home.” But how can renters stay home when threatened with losing their homes through evictions?

Tenants’ rights advocates in […]

2020-03-25T10:05:54-07:00March 24, 2020|Categories: Release, Statements|Tags: , , |
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