Housing

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says government must take decisive action immediately to protect youth with complex needs. Youth who have been in the care of government are left without resources when they are too old for programs such as foster care.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Critic for Mental Health Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says it is inexcusable for government to sell off buildings and assets in the face of a growing housing crisis facing people dealing with mental health and addictions issues.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says government must not allow Newfoundland and Labrador Housing to sell buildings, land and other assets before it has developed a provincial housing strategy.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) is nothing if not persistent. Three years ago, government started consultations to create a new Residential Tenancies Act. The report was submitted in December 2012, and revised legislation promised for the Spring 2013 session.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) is appalled that Newfoundland & Labrador Housing is considering selling off assets at a time when affordable housing is in short supply, shelters are blocked, and community groups are starved for space.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) got a bit of a surprise today in Question Period in the House of Assembly.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) is beginning to wonder why government does public consultations at all if it doesn’t intend to act on the problems people bring to them.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says seniors everywhere in the province are increasingly being forced into poverty because of the lack of affordable housing. The situation is worsening every year, says Rogers, with little sign that government plans to do anything to help.

She brought the plight of one particular woman to Question Period this afternoon.

 
NDP Seniors, Wellness, and Social Development critic Gerry Rogers

The NDP critic for Seniors, Wellness, and Social Development says increasing numbers of senior citizens are facing poverty because of increasing rents. Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) brought those concerns to the House of Assembly today.

 
NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says it is completely unacceptable for government to continue sitting on reports that could contain vital recommendations to help resolve the province’s housing crisis.

 

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