Toronto residents in the working-class neighborhood of Parkdale have launched their second rent strike. For an overview of the struggle in Parkdale and information on their first rent strike, check out our podcast interview with Parkdale Organize here.
On Friday February 2nd, tenants from 1251 King St West, in Parkdale, Toronto, arrived at the Landlord & Tenant Board to formally reject their landlord’s application for an above guideline rent increase. The day before, over 50 units in the building went on rent strike to demand that the owner of their building, Nuspor Investments, drop the planned rent hike and carry out repairs to their units.
For more information: parkdaleorganize.ca