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CBC News: Bye bye 1991 loophole — rent control to expand to all rental units in Ontario

Rent increases for existing tenants can be no higher than the rate of inflation and capped at 2.5%…

Posted April 20, 2017

Toronto Star: New tax, rent controls part of Wynne’s plan to protect tenants and homebuyers

While advocates praised many of the province’s new measures, landlords were furious and political opponents dismissed promises as…

Posted April 20, 2017

Update on significant Rent Control win // Mise jour sur une importante victoire dans le contrôle des loyers

ACORN is pleased that the provincial government is moving forward to support low-to-moderate income renters dealing with the…

Posted April 20, 2017

Toronto Star: Toronto Community Housing units set to close despite residents’ pleas

"I’m living here 30 years, this place is what I call home,” tenant Edna Rose said to executive…

Posted April 20, 2017

Ici Radio-Canada: Services Internet à domicile: trop cher pour un service essentiel

Depuis deux ans, l’ACORN demande au CRTC que le coût de l'Internet à domicile ne soit pas soumis…

Posted April 17, 2017 MiWay extends affordable transportation pilot program

MiWay is extending its affordable transportation pilot program an extra five months. Posted April 11, 2017MiWay is extending…

Posted April 11, 2017

Ottawa Community News: Residents push for better Orléans transit service

A small, but dedicated group of advocates braved frigid temperatures at the Trim Road Park-n-Ride on March 22…

Posted April 6, 2017

The Torontoist: Mayor’s Roundtable Less About Affordable Housing, More About Real Estate

Advocates for low-income residents in need of affordable housing were not invited to the table. Posted April 5,…

Posted April 5, 2017

Mississauga Tenants Demand Healthy and Affordable Homes!

Mississauga tenants at 100 Dundas st East rallied over the weekend to oppose unfair treatment by building management.…

Posted April 3, 2017

CTV News: New bylaw cracks down on bad landlords

New bylaw cracks down on bad landlords Posted March 31, 2017CTV News spoke to ACORN member Rita Dempster…

Posted March 31, 2017

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