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Peel Weekly News: Diving into the state of housing affordability in Peel Region

Posted October 22, 2021

Have we finally turned a corner when it comes to housing affordability - or is it a bridge too far? The issue of affordability has played on my mind for some quite some time, as I have watched friends and colleagues spend outside their means to gain the smallest measure of a home that fits within their budget, sacrificing much in the process.

Halifax Examiner: Houston’s housing plan: rent control stays, 1,100 new affordable units, interventions in Halifax planning

Posted October 21, 2021

Premier Tim Houston’s Progressive Conservative government is keeping temporary rent control and pledging 1,100 new affordable housing units along with interventions in municipal planning as part of its plan to address the housing crisis.

Huddle: ACORN Applauds Rent Control Extension, But Will Keep Lobbying To Make It Permanent

Posted October 21, 2021

HALIFAX–Wednesday’s announcement by Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston that he was extnding rent control came as a surprise to the province.

Since before the election, Houston stood steadfast that rent control wasn’t the answer to the province’s housing crisis. After forming the government, the Progressive Conservative party’s tone on the issue didn’t waver.

Yahoo News: 'We are stretched to our limits': Advocates push for extension of Ontario rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

Brampton Guardian: Advocates push for extension of rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

CTV News: 'We are stretched to our limits': Advocates push for extension of Ontario rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

iHeartRadio: 'We are stretched to our limits': Advocates push for extension of Ontario rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

Orangeville.com: Advocates push for extension of rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

CP24: 'We are stretched to our limits': Advocates push for extension of Ontario rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

The Globe & Mail: Advocates push for extension of Ontario rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

680 News: 'We are stretched to our limits': Advocates push for extension of Ontario rent freeze

Posted October 16, 2021

Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on.

The single mother was laid off at the start of the pandemic and had to make do with funds from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which left her with only a couple of hundred dollars each month after paying for rent, utilities and her phone.

Storeys: One Third of Toronto City Council Donations Linked to Development Industry: Report

Posted October 16, 2021

A new report from ACRON Canada may raise some eyebrows.

In a report titled “Who Controls Toronto? People or Developers,” ACORN Canada alleges that over one third of Toronto City Council donor funds are from people who have ties to the real estate development industry. 

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