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PIVOT Essay Contest

By Cameron Reed

Tuesday March 13, 2007

Alright, smartass. Think you’ve got the answers to the city’s housing problem? Yeah, we heard you at that party philosophising, you were on some Keynesian shit. Falling on deaf ears. Well now you can have your really great ideas heard by those that care. Take that pen out of your Marxist ass and start writing.

PIVOT Legal Society is offering two Gs to the person that outlines the most practical solutions to the housing crisis facing the DTES in 4,000 words.

The housing solutions contest is looking specifically for policy proposals that:
– have been implemented and are successful in other jurisdictions;
– involve partnerships between government and developers; and,
– respect the needs of the existing low-income community in the area and do not displace, either directly or indirectly, that community.

More information can be found here.

The essay contest deadline is Monday April 30, 2007.

For more information call Pivot Legal Society on (604) 255-9700 or e-mail [email protected].