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
 
Childcare:
 
Online actions:
 
Stop Renoviction in Hamilton (Send a message to the Mayor)
 

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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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