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Ford Fightback: More Homes More Choice or No Homes No Choice!

Posted 13 September 2019
 
On 12th September, ACORN members and its allies marched across the province (Hamilton, Ottawa and Toronto) to demand Ford Stop dismantling the housing sector.
 
The Ford Government is claiming to provide more homes, more choice to the people of Ontario. However, all of the recent policy and legislative changes around housing are geared to increasing the profits of developers, with none to protect tenants or making housing more affordable for tenants.
 

Ottawa ACORN Victory Against Predatory Lending! / ACORN Ottawa Victoire Contre les Prêts Abusifs!

Ottawa ACORN Payday Lenders

After a thorough discussion by City Council members and Mayor Jim Watson, a motion was passed to enact minimum distance and licensing requirements for payday lending companies. // Après une discussion approfondie entre les membres du Conseil municipal et le maire, Jim Watson, une motion a été adoptée pour établir des exigences minimales en matière de distance et de permis pour les entreprises de prêt sur salaire.

Your landlord is selling the property where you live. Can they make you move?

Posted on August 30, 2019
 
As part of a new series, the Star is answering common questions from tenants. Do you have questions about renting in Toronto that you want us to answer? Email the Star at renterFAQ@thestar.ca.
 
The question:
 
There’s a lot to consider when your landlord tells you they’re selling the property you’re currently staying in.
 

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