Last week Halifax ACORN leaders met with the Minister in charge of housing in Nova Scotia.
Op-Ed by George Brown on the Herongate neighbourhood.
“If you put too many ornaments on it, it’s going to fall over eventually.”
Residents at Pinewood Gardens complain about rats and lack of maintenance
“With Doug Ford in power, it’s going to be even easier for landlords to force people out and raise the rents.”
It stopped short of recommending vacancy control, in which rental increases would be tied to the unit rather than the tenant
ACORN members from across the country will come together to listen to exciting guest speakers, including labour leaders, community allies, politicians and more; meet other ACORN members and leaders from across the country; attend workshops on how to build power for change; and learn the skills and tools needed to develop grassroots campaigns.
MPPs got a 20 per cent increase to their personal housing allowance while recipients of Ontario Works and ODSP continue to struggle to afford rent.
Ottawa city council’s unexpected promise of $15 million in the 2019 budget has opened an array of options for affordable housing that should help the city avoid a Vancouver-style crisis, advocates said Thursday.
Le mercredi 6 février, juste une heure avant la réunion du conseil municipal pour discuter du projet de budget pour 2019, les membres d’ACORN avec nos alliés ont tenu un rassemblement, de partout dans la ville, devant l'hôtel de ville pour demander davantage de financement pour le logement abordable.
Advocates had asked for $12M, as well as a focus on affordable housing on new LRT
ACORN réclame une protection contre certains propriétaires
Minutes after community members and advocates finished a rally at Marion Dewar Plaza on Wednesday morning calling for more money for affordable housing, the city revealed a 2019 draft budget that contained a record-breaking investment in the area.
Mayor John Tory says he is confident a plan to build nearly 10,000 new rental units on city-owned land will help alleviate some of the demand for affordable housing in Toronto.
ACORN leader Angie Toussaint speaks to Global News about the Ford government's plans to scrap electricity pricing regulation.
Hamilton councillors agreed to create a draft bylaw for a two-year pilot program that would license rental housing units in wards one and eight. The report is expected to be before councillors this year.
This year was one of disasters, tragedy, boondoggles and love.
Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert, who headed up the Rental Housing Task Force, called the 23 recommendations it produced "balanced."
Heron Gate is a tightly knit community in Ottawa’s south end that used to have a great deal of affordable housing. Many low to moderate income Ottawans have rented its properties and called it home for decades, however, the community has been the target of corporate deceit and mistreatment in the past decade.
Statement on the BC Rental Housing Task Force's decision re vacancy control