Toronto City Council has approved a new set of rules designed to protect tenants and penalize bad landlords.
Council votes to boost number of enforcement officers, perform citywide audit of rental buildings
Proposed apartments offer ‘resort-style’ living: Timbercreek VP
Surrey ACORN members braved the weather Thursday night to attend the community safety forum.
This week the city of Surrey announced a team of 16 dedicated law enforcement officers to patrol the areas around the Whalley strip- however 'home base' for those officers will be steps away from a proposed safe injection site.
An energetic crowd of Ottawa & Gatineau ACORN members along with allies from OPSEU demonstrated outside of the Prime MInister’s Residence at 24 Sussex. // Une foule énergétique de membres d’ACORN de Ottawa et Gatineau ainsi que des alliées du SEFPO ont manifesté devant la résidence du Premier Ministre au 24 Sussex.
Le groupe de pression Acorn demande au gouvernement Trudeau, l’inclusion des gens à revenu faible dans la création d’une stratégie nationale sur le logement.
Les membres d’ACORN Gatineau ont manifesté mercredi devant le 24 Promenade Sussex pour réclamer l’inclusion des gens à revenu faible dans la création d’une stratégie nationale sur le logement.
Lancement national par ACORN du rapport sur les prêts prédateurs
Income inequality is mounting in Canada, making an already inexcusable wealth gulf worse.
If we are good enough to work in the city, then we are good enough to live in the city. Affordable Housing Now!!
Debate over tighter regulatory system for rental housing in Toronto set to move to City Council next week.
Anti-poverty activists want the government to ensure Canada’s big banks serve those most in need so that they aren’t firced to turn to payday-loan companies.
Despite negative image payday loan industry says it's a necessary service for marginalized Canadians
The only public supervised-consumption site proposed for Surrey would be steps from the home base of a new and dedicated team of 16 law enforcement officers in an area where police have clashed with the homeless and drug users.
Ottawa ACORN member Kat Fortin talks to CBC News about the Disability Rights campaign
Hopes rising for a LiveSafe rating system in highrises
47% des répondants à un sondage disent utiliser les services de prêts sur salaire pour payer l’épicerie; plusieurs le font parce qu’ils n’ont pas accès à une protection de découvert.
Poor people use financial services such as payday loans because banks don’t work for them, a report suggests.
In one of the blazing investor markets in Canada, an advocacy group is trying hard to get landlords to be licensed and legally certified. A report titled State of Repair: The Tenants’ Case for Landlord Licensing in Toronto was issued on Tuesday by The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).
A new report from left-leaning think-tank the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives suggests payday loans are a last resort for many.
The CCPA and ACORN have just released a comprehensive report on predatory lending.
A new survey finds that most who turn to payday lenders do so because they are denied traditional sources of credit.