Affordable Liveable Housing

ACORN Canada members are fighting for affordable and livable housing at all levels of government across Canada.

“Affordable for Who?: The State of Affordable Housing in Ottawa” Report Release ** “Abordable pour qui?: L’état du logement abordable dans Ottawa” Publication du rapport

Ottawa ACORN

Ottawa ACORN Leaders Mavis Finnamore, Grace Iyobosa, Abdullahi Ali Saida, and Lisa Brinston lead a press conference this morning to release a widely anticipated housing report called “Affordable for Who? The State of Affordable Housing in Ottawa”.

Toronto Star: Social housing retrofits save money and promote health

Posted July 30, 2018

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN, started door knocking in 2004 in Toronto, Ottawa and Hamilton.

Since then we have facilitated 20- to 40-minute house visits with over 150,000 of the lowest-income tenants across these three cities.

During each visit we ask, “What is the biggest issue you would like to see changed?”

Undoubtedly, the most common issue we hear about is the substandard state of both public and private housing.