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!
Landlord licensing one possible solution, advocates say
Trouver un.e étudiant.e qui ne rencontre aucun problème avec son propriétaire peut s’apparenter à trouver une aiguille dans une botte de foin.
Tenant survey shows high number of repair, pest problems
Landlord group argues system would be redundant.
Mathieu Fleury eyes pilot project for Sandy Hill after next election
Is it time to licence landlords in Ottawa?
City councillors say cash stores target the 'most vulnerable'
Councillors Ana Bailao and Josh Matlow are calling for the province to review the Residential Tenancies Act and look specifically at rent control.