BC ACORN members and allies rally to fight against the renovictions and gentrification that are pricing tenants out of New West.
Healthy Homes - Habitation saine
On Wednesday, May 9, Montréal ACORN leaders went to the Régie du logement, Montreal’s housing tribunal, to demand compensation for furniture and other items public housing residents have had to discard in light of the proliferation of bed bugs in different parts of the Sud-Ouest. // Mercredi le 9 mai, un groupe de membres Sud-Ouest ACORN s’est présenté à la Régie du logement de Montréal pour réclamer des dédommagements pour ceux vivant avec des punaises de lit ayant du jeter des meubles dans le cadre de la procédure d’extermination.
Unhappy tenants and their supporters gathered outside a large apartment building on Kennedy Drive in Dartmouth, owned by Metcap Living.
Posted April 12, 2018
BC ACORN members welcome the introduction of a new task force by the Province, that looks to address issues in rental housing. BC ACORN and other allies have fought for strengthened tenant rights for a number of years. We are hopeful that the task force will hold landlords to account and improve protections for tenants. ACORN calls on the task force to end the renovictions that price low and moderate income tenants out of their homes. Our other demands for Healthy Homes include:
Dartmouth ACORN member talks to the Sheldon Macleod Show about landlord licensing
In this video citizen-reporter and poverty activist Jodi Brown meets up with Sarah, a young woman who was in a bad spot when she asked Community Services for help. That help turned out to be a mixed blessing.
‘There is room for development...But not displacement,’ says local ACORN chapter chair
Weston ACORN took action against gentrification on Saturday