Fair Housing for Toronto Tenants

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

Weston Healthy Homes action for 1465 Lawrence Ave West

Posted August 12, 2021

Weston ACORN members had a healthy homes action on Thursday August 12 for the tenants of 1465 Lawrence Ave west‼️

Big landlord Corporations like Starlight Investments and Cogir Management, make million dollars of profit by charging high rent to tenants, Above the Guideline Rent Increases, and yet fail to do repairs and fail to hear tenant concerns.🚨

Toronto ACORN launches report and petition drive for 'Bold Inclusionary Zoning'

Posted June 29, 2021

On Saturday June 19th, Toronto ACORN members from the east and west came out to demand a bold inclusionary zoning policy from their city councillors. There will be an important vote in September that could require all new condos to include affordable units. ACORN members are demanding that 20%-30% of all new developments, with 60 or more units, are set aside as permanently affordable rental housing.

Downtown Toronto ACORN Fighting For More Affordable Housing

Posted June 29, 2021

On June 24 Downtown members got together and marched the streets of Bloor St W! The members have decided the city councillor’s zoning policy is simply not enough and we need something better. Places like Dufferin and Bloor St W are slowly becoming unlivable due to the high rent and gentrification. ACORN members decided that they wanted to keep pressure on Ana Bailao who is part of the housing committee.  

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