Hamilton ACORN

Hamilton ACORN has three chapters in Hamilton, Ontario - Mountain, Downtown & East End.
Please contact the Hamilton ACORN office for more info on upcoming chapter meetings and actions. 905-393-5734 / hamilton@acorncanada.org  //   
 
Local Campaigns:
 
Healthy Homes: Hamilton ACORN won a review of the city’s property standards bylaws in January 2020. During COVID19, ACORN Hamilton has been fighting for mandatory health and safety measures in apartments to protect tenants during the pandemic. 
 
Defend Our Homes: Hamilton ACORN is calling on the City of Hamilton to protect tenants from renoviction & substandard housing.
- 2020 Report, Defend Our Homes
 
Online actions:
 
Stop Renoviction in Hamilton (Send a message to the Mayor)
 

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CHCH News: Tenants of an downtown apartment complex say they’re the victims of ‘renoviction’

Posted November 16, 2021

People living in an apartment complex in downtown Hamilton say they’re the victims of renoviction. A local developer is paying out residents as it prepares to gut part of the building for new units. While the payouts are tens of thousands of dollars, people say finding comparable prices in the city is very difficult. Phil Perkins reports.

Hamilton Spectator: ‘On the brink of collapse’: Just Recovery Hamilton coalition pushes for equity in city budget deliberations

Posted November 8, 2021

It’s been nearly a full year since a coalition of community organizations banded together to draft more than 150 recommendations aimed at building a better, fairer Hamilton in the wake of COVID-19.

But many of those proposals remain unheeded.

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