MiWay is extending its affordable transportation pilot program an extra five months.
Lower-income Canadians, fixed income earners and seniors should have access to “basic service” including broadband
A small, but dedicated group of advocates braved frigid temperatures at the Trim Road Park-n-Ride on March 22 in an effort to get better transit service to Orléans suburbs.
Advocates for low-income residents in need of affordable housing were not invited to the table.
Mississauga tenants at 100 Dundas st East rallied over the weekend to oppose unfair treatment by building management.
ACORN's Natalie Hundt talks approved Toronto bylaw to protect tenants
Rules come into force on July 1 requiring building owners to track tenant complaints, respond quickly to repair requests and provide effective pest control.
New bylaw cracks down on bad landlords
New bylaw introduced in Toronto to regulate landlords.
City council has approved a new tenant protection bylaw that will hold rental property landlords of buildings three or more storeys, with 10 of more units, accountable.
Rules come into force on July 1 and would force building owners to track tenant complaints, respond quickly to requests for repairs and provide effective pest control.
City council has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new bylaw that places tougher restrictions on apartment landlords while introducing new protections for tenants.
Although there's few details, Ontario's housing minister vows that legislation is on the way.
Critics say good landlords will now suffer because of ‘bad apples’
Toronto-Danforth MPP Peter Tabuns urges tenants to mobilize for change
The new bylaw is to include new rules regarding repair requests, landlord registry, and pest control among other things.
City of Ottawa councillor Fleury to explore further protections of tenant rights
An Ottawa city councillor is proposing a landlord license with the goal of protecting students and low-income tenants in his ward.
ACORN members are disappointed that the 2017 Federal Budget, with $13.2 million over 5 years to “support low-income Canadians’ access to broadband,” is actually just a corporate subsidy and will result in no new money in the pockets of low income Canadians.
Pledge seen as clear signal federal government is dedicated to creating new and affordable housing and keeping people off the streets.
“It is the Ontario Liberal Government’s responsibility to secure housing for all Ontarians. If we cannot afford our own spaces, we will move in to theirs.”
The Ontario government has pledged to "expand" rent control in the province, after pressure from city hall and the opposition.
ACORN’s Campaign for real rent control!