ACORN Canada members are fighting for affordable and livable housing at all levels of government across Canada.
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Over 700,000 people have signed a petition calling for rent payments to be cancelled during the COVID-19 crisis.
Province has halted evictions, landlords given a 6-month deferral on mortgages
After two weeks of pleas from residential tenants and small businesses worried about paying their rent on April 1, some landlords have agreed to extend some help.
Nova Scotia tenants and landlords alike are uncertain about how rent will be paid, and feeling like the government isn’t doing enough as April 1 fast approaches.
Two of the provinces hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic have banned residential tenant evictions until the crisis ends, but with no promises about what will come afterward, tenants, landlords and activists face bureaucratic chaos, gridlock and potential mass evictions.
Billions in federal and provincial dollars ‘fantastic,’ but more is needed, Eisenberger says
As April 1 draws near and many tenants dealing with a sudden job loss fret over how they will come up with rent there is increasing pressure on various levels of government to act.