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CBC News: Advocacy group lobbies for landlord licensing

About a dozen people rallied in front of an apartment complex in Dartmouth on Saturday. They called on…

Posted September 19, 2022

NS ACORN tells HRM council to put Landlord Licensing to a VOTE

Lisa Hayhurst, Chair of Dartmouth ACORN, hosted a Rally on Saturday outside of her building on Highfield Park.…

Posted September 19, 2022

New Brunswick ACORN ramping up campaigning as Temporary Rent Control set to expire

NB ACORN Chair Nichola Taylor called for actions around the province to demand a permanent extension to rent…

Posted September 19, 2022

Globe and Mail: Tenant protest turns ugly

As rental rates soar, tenants who are threatened with evictions for renovations are turning to increasingly bold demonstrations…

Posted September 19, 2022

Global News: As London, Ont. rents soar, tenant advocates look to next council for help

A London, Ont., tenant advocacy group will be keeping a close eye on the municipal election as the…

Posted September 19, 2022

Toronto Star: Canada could finally lower its 60% interest cap on loans — but the industry is fighting hard to keep rates high

Looking back, Sal Costa wishes he’d been smarter about it, but he needed the money and it seemed…

Posted September 19, 2022

Hamilton Spectator: Skyrocketing rents ‘absolutely unsustainable’ for Hamilton tenants

Hamiltonians looking to lease a two-bedroom apartment are staring down rent increases of more than 20 per cent…

Posted September 19, 2022

CityNews: More than 100 east end low income residents facing $3K retroactive above guideline rent increase

More than 100 low income tenants at an apartment building in Ottawa's east end are being hit with…

Posted September 19, 2022

Weston ACORN & Tenants Host a Picnic for a Playground at Pinedale Properties Building

On Thursday, September 15th, tenants of 1855 Jane St banded together to fight back against their negligent landlord,…

Posted September 16, 2022

Surrey Calling on Municipal Candidates for Affordable Housing

On Thursday, September 15th tenants at Bristol Estates in Surrey came out to call on candidates running for…

Posted September 16, 2022

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