Oct 25 | WRN Forum: Putting the Pieces Together

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Putting the Pieces Together: a forum for agency workers in Winnipeg
WRN 4th Annual Advisory Forum

When: Thursday October 25th, 2012
Time: 9:00 am — 4:00 pm
Where: Park Theatre Café, 698 Osborne St.

RSVP by October 22 to help us plan for set-up

This year we will be examining our work in relation to a Toronto-based organization called RENT. RENT has been in existence for 12 years and is the hub of communication, training programs and resources for housing workers in Toronto and beyond. Join us to hear how the RENT network developed, resources and trainings offered, and how they developed a landlord database.

Guest speakers:
Janet Fairfield, RENT Facilitator (Resources Exist for Networking and Training)
Elis Ziegler, Manager, Housing Services Dept, East York East Toronto Family Resources
(including East York Housing Help Centre, RENT, and LandlordConnect)

Afternoon workshop includes:
  • The Residential Tenancies Branch and procedures regarding eviction
  • Local panel on Approaches to Eviction Prevention
  • Building partnerships for ‘Repairing Rental History’ workshops
Phone: 204.417.2110
email: contact@winnipegrentnet.ca

Thanks to our sponsors:
Assiniboine Credit Union and the Social Planning Council of Wpg
and our funder:
Manitoba Housing
Posted by Gord McIntyre at 3:54 PM

Oct 10 | Rising Rents: a West End community meeting

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Learn what you can do about Rising Rents in your neighbourhood

Two rental concerns have come to our attention recently and the Spence Neighbourhood Association has invited the Rental Tenancy Branch to send a speaker to explain the application process, appeal opportunities for tenants and what role a community organization can play.

When: October 10, 2012
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 430 Langside St. - 2nd floor (MERC)

Come early because space may be limited in that this is a joint venture between Spence Neighbourhood Association, Daniel Macintyre St Matthews Community Association and West Broadway Development Corporation.

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Posted by Gord McIntyre at 2:30 PM