Loans available for homes up to $280K in HRM and up to $150K in rest of province
Healthy Homes - Habitation saine
While ACORN and our allies were able to achieve successes for low-to-moderate income people - some announced in today’s budget and some last week on rent control - today’s budget makes it clear that we need to continue to pressure the Provincial government to make Ontario an affordable place for regular people to live.
On April 20, a myriad of Ontario housing organizations celebrated a major win when the provincial government announced its Fair Housing Act, implementing rent control for almost all apartments, cracking down on illegal evictions, and getting rid of illegal leases.
Oshawa ACORN leaders Donna-Leigh Rowley and Christeen Thorton are getting things done for tenants in Oshawa.
Toronto-like system would protect tenants from negligent landlords, group says
While advocates praised many of the province’s new measures, landlords were furious and political opponents dismissed promises as ‘desperate’ move.
And landlord groups say province's controls will damage market while hurting tenants and property owners.
Ontario premier announces Fair Housing Plan to help cool hot market
Tenant rights says rent control should go further, apply to empty units