Affordable Liveable Housing

ACORN Canada members are fighting for affordable and livable housing at all levels of government across Canada.

After pressure from ACORN and our allies, Hamilton moves forward on inclusionary zoning

Posted May 18, 2022

After pressure from ACORN, the Hamilton Community Benefits Network and Environment Hamilton, Hamilton moves forward on inclusionary zoning. 

On Monday ACORN, HCBN and Environment Hamilton held a press conference outside City Hall and delegated to the LRT subcommittee to demand action on the promise for affordable housing from the LRT project.

The Public Record: Affordability ‘Crisis’ along Hamilton LRT Corridor Needs to Be Addressed Before It Gets Worse, Say Resident Groups

Posted May 17, 2022

Council’s Light Rail Transit Sub-Committee held its first meeting since 2017 this morning to receive City staff updates on the project contracts and design updates.

“The LRT project requires approximately 90 full property purchases,” stated City of Hamilton LRT Project Director Abdul Shaikh, in his first presentation to Council since taking on the role earlier this year.

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