ACORN Canada members are fighting for affordable and livable housing at all levels of government across Canada.
Affordable Liveable Housing
Despite some positive initiatives, ACORN members are deeply disappointed by the lack of action put forward in the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
As Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cut council almost in half reignites talk of the urban-suburban divide, the Star finds the old differences aren’t what they used to be.
Posted August 16, 2018
Posted July 31, 2018
While I welcomed the news that Mayor Derek Corrigan and his Burnaby Citizens Association council are finally starting to seriously address the issue of displacement for the first time in ACORN’s four-year campaign opposing demovictions, there are some things I would like to clear up.
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.