"There are no housing, if there are, are too much expensive " 400 tenants people made their voices heard in Gatineau where the first Federal-Provincial-Territorial Housing Ministers Meeting is taking place. The protesters came from across Quebec at the invitation of the FRAPRU to demand that the federal government take action on the problems of housing and homelessness, particularly to protect 600 000 existing social housing units.
A people’s commission, initiated by FRAPRU (Front d’action populaire en réaménagement urbain - People’s Action Front for Urban Rehabilitation), is investigating the implementation of the right to housing in Quebec, through public consultations in the 17 administrative regions of the province.
Housing Movements from Around the World Converge on the Social Form in Montreal and come to Consensus on a Series of Coordinated Actions in October
Montreal QC - Social Movements from around the world recently converged on University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) and McGill University for the World Social Forum 2016. The events took place from August 9th -14th. Even with the large numbers of rejections, several housing organizations, alliances and coalitions found their way to Montreal.
François Saillant, qui a été, pendant près de 38 ans, coordonnateur du Front d’action populaire en réaménagement urbain, prendra sa retraite du FRAPRU ce fin d'année. Un grand merci et bravo de la part de l'Alliance Internationale des Habitants!