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Toronto Star Op-Ed: Ottawa must step in to stop aggressive erosion of affordable housing by corporate landlords

The massive acquisition of affordable, private-rental housing stock by corporate landlords is quickly eroding housing that is relatively…

Posted August 21, 2023

Calgary ACORN’s Day of Meetings and Protests for Tenant Rights and Affordable Housing

On Thursday, August 17, 2023 Calgary ACORN had a jam packed day full of meetings and actions! First…

Posted August 21, 2023

After 6 year campaign, ACORN Hamilton wins city wide annual proactive inspections of apartments (plus other BIG wins on the Tenant Defence Program)

**Updates from the August 17th Emergency and Community Services Committee and August 18th Council** Yesterday 19 ACORN members…

Posted August 18, 2023

Hamilton ACORN pushes for strong municipal policies/programs to protect tenants

ACORN will be delegating to the Emergency and Community Services Committee at 1:30 pm today! Come down for…

Posted August 17, 2023

City News Everywhere: Rent hit a new high in July as students prepped for school, buyers sidelined – report

TORONTO — Canadian renters have long lamented the increasing prices they see landlords request of tenants, but in…

Posted August 16, 2023

CBC Hamilton: Hamilton tenants went 12 weeks without running water. Internal city emails reveal what went wrong

When Hamilton Mayor Andrea Horwath turned on the local six o'clock news in late December, she says she…

Posted August 11, 2023

The London Free Press: ANALYSIS – Soaring rents, bureaucratic hurdles fuelling tenant rallies

Tenants of Old Oak Properties apartments on Adelaide Street North march from Victoria Park to Old Oak Properties…

Posted August 10, 2023

Toronto Star: B.C.’s low-income renters thought they’d get free AC units, but some face hurdles

VANCOUVER - Summer isn’t fun for Surrey, B.C., renter Inderjit Singh Ghuman. It means restless nights with his…

Posted August 9, 2023

March against local SLUMLORD Old Oak Properties!

On Wednesday ACORN members held an AMAZING march to fight back against the local SLUMLORD Old Oak properties…

Posted August 7, 2023

Global News: Hamilton-area rallies reflect pressure rising rents, renovictions are having on tenants

Members of a local tenants advocacy group rallying outside the Burlington Performing Arts Centre on August 1, 2023…

Posted August 7, 2023

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