As temperatures plummet and snow billows down before the holidays, today a B.C. Supreme Court judge ordered the eviction of an Abbotsford homeless camp.
Eroding incomes and plunging rental stock leave 380,600 households in ‘severe’ need.
Affordable housing is a recognized human right, say legal advocates, but too many residents of B.C. are unable to exercise that right, or even access the legal system as tenants.