Victory for Parkdale Tenants: Metcap Agrees to Lower Rent Increases

Tenants from the Parkdale neighbourhood say that they have won a number of concessions from their landlord at the conclusion of a Rent Strike that began May 1. The landlord, Metcap Living, has agreed to lower rent increases and provide a schedule for repairs. This victory came about  due to the organizing efforts of the effected tenants.

 

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  1. Parkdale Rent Strike Over Repairs, Above Guideline Rent Increases Ends with Tenants Declaring Victory:

    https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/08/12/parkdale-rent-strike-over-repairs-above-guideline-increases-ends-with-tenants-declaring-victory.html

     

  2. Five Lessons for Tenants from the Successful Rent Strike:

    https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/08/14/5-lessons-for-tenants-from-the-successful-parkdale-rent-strike.html

     

  3. Parkdale Tenants Declare Victory: End Strike Saying They’ve Won Deal with Landlord:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/parkdale-rent-strike-ends-1.4245237