Advocates had asked for $12M, as well as a focus on affordable housing on new LRT
ACORN réclame une protection contre certains propriétaires
Minutes after community members and advocates finished a rally at Marion Dewar Plaza on Wednesday morning calling for more money for affordable housing, the city revealed a 2019 draft budget that contained a record-breaking investment in the area.
“With Doug Ford in power, it’s going to be even easier for landlords to force people out and raise the rents.”
Mayor John Tory says he is confident a plan to build nearly 10,000 new rental units on city-owned land will help alleviate some of the demand for affordable housing in Toronto.
ACORN leader Angie Toussaint speaks to Global News about the Ford government's plans to scrap electricity pricing regulation.
Hamilton councillors agreed to create a draft bylaw for a two-year pilot program that would license rental housing units in wards one and eight. The report is expected to be before councillors this year.
This year was one of disasters, tragedy, boondoggles and love.
It stopped short of recommending vacancy control, in which rental increases would be tied to the unit rather than the tenant
Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert, who headed up the Rental Housing Task Force, called the 23 recommendations it produced "balanced."
Heron Gate is a tightly knit community in Ottawa’s south end that used to have a great deal of affordable housing. Many low to moderate income Ottawans have rented its properties and called it home for decades, however, the community has been the target of corporate deceit and mistreatment in the past decade.
Statement on the BC Rental Housing Task Force's decision re vacancy control
'It was discouraging. The prices are too high and the vacancy rate isn't high enough'
Councillor calls for “courageous” plan to improve housing with “rental affordability eroding.”
Tenants' rights advocates issued their appeal to Hamilton city councillors during an event at city hall on Thursday.
ACORN demands a plan for affordable housing
New Toronto city council sworn into office
ACORN is calling on Mayor Tory to keep his promise of making housing a #1 priority!