Dozens of tenants of a high-rise apartment in southwest Scarborough have had enough of what they claim are unsafe and substandard living conditions, and a landlord they say isn’t addressing their concerns.
CBC News report on Toronto ACORN action on RealStar
Tenants of a building on Denton Avenue resorted to protesting against building management after repeated complaints about numerous issues have allegedly gone unheeded.
On Tuesday, members of ACORN’s Employment Insurance (EI) Action Group had an informative and animated meeting with EI Commissioner, Pierre Laliberté, in Toronto. The room was packed as members and leaders presented a number of well-thought-out recommendations to address issues with EI and ensure that the process of applying for, and accessing, EI is made fairer and more accessible to low and moderate income earners.
Over 50 members and allies attended the Tenant Power Speak Out to learn more about Ottawa ACORN's landlord licensing campaign. // Plus de 50 membres et alliés ont participé au forum “Le pouvoir des locataires s’exprime” ayant comme sujet la campagne d’ACORN Ottawa pour un permis de propriétaire-locateur.
Residents say their neighbourhood, which is largely made up of low-income residents, is in desperate need of infrastructure investments.
ACORN members are tired of their neighbourhood being neglected and the poor state of their streets left unaddressed.
Ottawa ACORN undertook a new project his year called The Disability Benefit Clinics (DBC) ensuring over 800 disabled people did not have to pay a corporate preparer to claim benefits they are entitled to.
A rally in support of apartment licensing took place on Tuesday at Hamilton City Hall.
Ottawa has topped the livability list for the 2nd year in a row. However, our members know living in Ottawa isn’t always that easy. // Ottawa trône, pour la deuxième année consécutive, le palmarès de la meilleure ville où vivre. Cependant, nos membres savent que vivre dans Ottawa n'est pas si facile.
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This past Friday the City of Oshawa’s Council voted to do some incredible things for tenants in the city.
More than 100 Jane and Finch townhomes affected
L'Association communautaire pour une réforme nécessaire (ACORN) presse le gouvernement fédéral de protéger les personnes à faible revenu contre les pratiques des banques et des entreprises de prêts sur salaire. Réunis en congrès à Ottawa, dimanche, les membres ont planifié leurs actions à venir.