Social housing to be put on the map in Montreal

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Social housing organizations in Montreal are accusing the rental board of forcing tenants to live in outrageous rental housing conditions: when a tenant has sanitary issues in their apartment, they have to wait an average of twenty months before his complaint gets heard. Housing rights groups have called on the liberal party of Canada to make commitments in the area of social housing, and finally, tenants shed light on the government’s spendings in defense compared to its spendings in social housing, CKUT’s Amelie Phillipson went to the demonstrations and filed this report.

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