Category: Toronto

Parkdale vs Timbercreek

This post was originally published on this siteOn March 13th, tenants from Parkdale paid a visit to their new landlord, Timbercreek Asset Management

Trouble # 12: There Goes the Neighbourhood

This post was originally published on this siteThis episode examines gentrification as a process of capitalist urban development, by taking a closer look at how it’s playing out in three mega-cities: Toronto, New Orleans and Istanbul.

Trouble #12: There Goes the Neighbourhood Trailer

This post was originally published on this siteIn this month’s episode of Trouble, the first in a two-part series, sub.Media examines gentrification as a process of capitalist urban development, by taking a closer look at how it is playing out in three mega-cities: Toronto, New Orleans and Istanbul.

Parkdale Rent Strike – Round 2

This post was originally published on this siteTenants in Parkdale have launched another rent strike against above guideline increases.

This is Parkdale

This post was originally published on this siteThe story of the Parkdale Rent Strike, where a community in Toronto came together to fight back against the gentrification of their neighbourhood.

This is Parkdale

This post was originally published on this siteOver the summer of 2017, around 300 tenants spread across 12 buildings in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale went on rent strike to fight back against the gentrification of their neighbourhood. After several months of escalating pressure actions taken against their landlord, Metcap Living… they won. This is… Read more »

Rent Strike in Toronto

This post was originally published on this siteOn Wednesday June 7th, tenants from the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale occupied the Landlord & Tenant Board to shut down a hearing for an above guideline rent increase at an apartment building at 87 Jameson Ave.