Latest Classifieds in Vancouver
Keep 6, organized by Anti-Poverty Action Committee (brochure)
Keep 6 was developed in response to increased allegations of harassment by police. At that time, it was speculated that more police resources were dedicated to the Downtown Eastside and East Vancouver to “sweep the streets of ‘undesirables,’” making those neighbourhoods more attractive for new developments.
Notes On Van Housing
Carnegie Community Centre
This research summarizes the fight for social housing in the 1990s, the promises that were made and broken, and the overall tension between the Downtown Eastside and low-income residents, Gastown residents, developers and the City.
“Worlds colliding” by Scott Steele, Maclean’s, April 21, 1997
This article explains the demographics of the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood, and explains the danger of “condo culture” on the fabric of a neighbourhood.
The question of beds – of who was providing beds and who was to get beds, who was to sleep