Fair Housing for Toronto Tenants

Toronto ACORN members have fought a multi-year campaign to improve rental apartment standards for tenants.

Waterloo Record: Opinion: Toronto budget should look out for needs of tenants

Posted February 14, 2022

The budget committee of Toronto city council, on Feb. 7, voted down a motion from Coun. Mike Layton to increase funding to ensure low and moderate income tenants have healthy homes. ACORN members and allies have been fighting for a 2022 budget that puts the needs of those hardest hit by COVID-19 front and centre. What we’ve gotten has been a $26-million increase in the police budget and not much else.

Scarborough Mirror: Opinion: Toronto budget should look out for needs of tenants

Posted February 14, 2022

The budget committee of Toronto city council, on Feb. 7, voted down a motion from Coun. Mike Layton to increase funding to ensure low and moderate income tenants have healthy homes. ACORN members and allies have been fighting for a 2022 budget that puts the needs of those hardest hit by COVID-19 front and centre. What we’ve gotten has been a $26-million increase in the police budget and not much else.

Toronto Observer: East-Toronto apartment complex rife with repair, management issues: tenants

Posted January 5, 2022

When Morad Roohi and his partner decided they needed to find new accommodation last winter, their search turned up very few affordable options.

One of them was Main Square Apartments in Toronto’s east end, a complex of four apartment buildings at the intersection of Main Street and Danforth Avenue.

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