Today B.C.'s provincial government announced temporary measures to protect renters and landlords. In addition to implementing a rent freeze and a province-wide moratorium on evictions, the government promised up to $500/month for renters who have lost work due to COVID-19. Mazdak Gharibnavaz, a steering committee member of the Vancouver Tenants Union, gives comment on the supplement package and explains why it may not be accessible for many vulnerable renters.
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