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Arjun
Arjun's story
Arjun has seen how the climate crisis is impacting communities, including his own family.
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Clem's story
"We received a 90 day eviction notice, probably due to the owner resuming the property."
Keith
Keith's story
"When we went to Tribunal the landlord said "I'm selling the property." It was a lie, actions speak louder than words."
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Sarah's story
"Initially the first week this happened – my head would not stop spinning with all the ‘what ifs’, asking myself ‘what will happen now?’ I was very anxious and worried I’d be evicted next. I’ve lost sleep. I’ve had nightmares."
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Angie's story
"I'm at my wits end as to what to do... It has caused me a lot of anxiety. I’m not sleeping, and even having trouble having conversations with people because I just don’t know how far it's going to go."
Nicole
Nicole's story
"When I spoke to the agent about the repairs, she said she'd talk to the owner. Instead I got an eviction notice."
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Krista's story
"As full time working parents 90 days does not seem long – we'd need to pack, potentially find new daycare/schools, make applications for properties, take time off for viewings."
Kristy
Kristy's story
"I got the 90 day eviction notice right before Christmas and my daughter's birthday."
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Mark's story
"When I got the last rental increase, I replied that I would only pay it if the termite damage was fixed. The property manager's reply? Eviction notice."