Vision – Mission – Goals
- Fort Richmond and University Heights will be a vibrant, safe and diverse neighbourhood where people take pride in their property, and work together to foster a strong sense of community.
- The mission of the Fort Richmond – University Heights Neighbourhood Association is to promote a safe, diverse and family-friendly community.
Uphold and celebrate the beauty and quality of life in the Fort Richmond – University Heights community and surrounding areas.
Educate homeowners, tenants and landlords about their rights and responsibilities.
Provide a variety of opportunities for community members to volunteer for the betterment of their neighbourhood.
Work to prevent the exploitation of tenants by unethical landlords.
Identify and report dangerous and illegal housing.
Research best practices used in addressing university/neighbourhood housing relations in similar communities.
Work with City of Winnipeg zoning and community by-laws Task Force to enable stronger and timely enforcement
Work towards introducing stronger housing, zoning and rental by-laws.
Cooperate with the University of Manitoba to foster a neighbourly relationship between homeowners and the University.
Work with WinnipegREALTORS® and The Canadian Real Estate Association to ensure agents adhere to the REALTOR ® Code of Ethics in marketing and selling houses and respecting the single family zoning by-laws.
Communicate and work with relevant organizations in the community, i.e. Winnipeg Police Service, Canada Revenue Agency, Province of Manitoba Taxation Branch, Province of Manitoba Residential Tenancies Branch, Canadian Federation of Students, Municipal and Provincial elected representatives, etc.
Association Vision & Action Plan
Our Association has developed a comprehensive Vision & Action Plan for the Fort Richmond & University Heights communities. In this guide we highlight the inititives we are looking at, as well as updates on the progress of those various initiatives.