ACORN Canada members are fighting for affordable and livable housing at all levels of government across Canada.
Affordable Liveable Housing
Residents of a 60-unit East Vancouver rental complex are protesting the condition of their “newly renovated” building.
The City of Vancouver will be taking an apartment owner to court after discovering suites in the building have been occupied for months despite not having an occupancy permit or business licence.
Tenants of an East Vancouver building are so unhappy with conditions in their rental complex they are staging a rally Monday outside the apartment. The B.C. Acorn Tenant Union is behind the rally, which will be held at 12:15 p.m. at 3683 East Hastings Street near Boundary Road.
The Housing Justice Program is a program unique to the Ottawa ACORN office, founded in 2011 to help tenants in need of assistance file applications to the Landlord and Tenant Board.
On August 1st, 2013, BC ACORN members gathered outside the Residential Tenancy Branch in Burnaby for a Tenants' Rights Rally. 36 members showed their support for getting changes made to the BC Residential Tenancy Act for stiffer penalties for slumlords that don't take care of their tenants' concerns.
Nova Scotia ACORN has officially rolled out its campaign for rent control in Nova Scotia.
The city has partnered with ACORN, a low-income and tenant advocacy organization, to proactively deal with negligent landlords.
Tenants deserve a higher minimum standard of upkeep for their apartments, according to the Ottawa Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).
Ottawa ACORN has been pushing city hall to up the minimum standard for residential properties, as well as the enforcement protocols for absentee landlords.