Toronto ACORN members have fought a multi-year campaign to improve rental apartment standards for tenants.
Fair Housing for Toronto Tenants
After a long and hard fight for affordable housing by ACORN and other allies, the Province has listened and are handing over the tools to create affordable housing to the municipalities.
‘There is room for development...But not displacement,’ says local ACORN chapter chair
Weston ACORN took action against gentrification on Saturday
Weston ACORN action on Saturday
The local chapter of Toronto ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) is ready to raise a ruckus in opposition of the gentrification of Weston Village.
Tenants at a highrise in an up-and-coming Toronto neighbourhood have staged a rent strike, saying landlords are taking advantage of loopholes in Ontario's housing law to drive low-income residents out of their homes.
More than 650 applications for above-guideline rent increases have been made in Toronto alone since the start of 2015
More than 50 tenants of one building are refusing to pay rent after their landlord applied to the government to increase rent by nearly double the legally permitted amount.