Coun. Mary Fragedakis says the city is lagging on making sure people aren't roasting in their rentals.
ACORN members recently won a key vote at City Hall and they're moving forward on our demand to license landlords and hold them accountable for maintenance and repairs.
Video coverage of Surrey tenants' rally
Surrey action on healthy homes
Surrey tenants rally for better housing
Apartment building in appalling state of disrepair
Surrey housing action update
Tenants at an apartment in Surrey are staging a protest about the living conditions, claiming they share their rooms with rats and bed bugs.
A small, but dedicated group of advocates made their voices heard outside of the Ontario Works office on Catherine Street on July 29.
Nouvelles réglementation industrie prêt sur salaire
New legislation in Alberta caps the interest payday loan companies can charge.
Act to End Predatory Lending came into force this month
Whether it's sending remittances to family, or returning home to work after schooling abroad, newcomers often feel the pull to give back.
Rick Hardy, co-chairman of North Surrey ACORN, says the affordable rent situation is “really bad” in Surrey.
On Tuesday, July 26, ACORN members held their monthly chapter meeting at the Central City Library in Surrey. The members came together to complete the planning stages of a community safety campaign, aimed at improving quality of life in Surrey's lowest income neighborhoods.
Letter from Burnaby ACORN Co-Chair Rick Erb to Burnaby Now
Residents who care about better cycling and pedestrian access in Vanier gathered to conduct a transportation audit for the neighbourhood. The group aims to focus on one or two major issues and have them resolved.
Devant la situation «horrible» du logement abordable à Ottawa, la branche locale de l'Association d'organisations communautaires pour la réforme maintenant (ACORN) Canada s'est réunie samedi pour lancer sa plate-forme Habitation saine, qui réclame la mise sur pied d'un programme de licence des propriétaires dans la capitale.
Une centaine de personnes ont participé samedi au premier sommet des locataires d'Ottawa, organisé par ACORN, un regroupement de locataires à faibles revenus.
Kristina Foley is desperate. The single mom on income assistance is being evicted from her Surrey apartment.
ACORN members turned out to rally for better regulations on predatory lenders.