CHCH News: Tenants of an downtown apartment complex say they’re the victims of ‘renoviction’

Posted November 16, 2021

People living in an apartment complex in downtown Hamilton say they’re the victims of renoviction. A local developer is paying out residents as it prepares to gut part of the building for new units. While the payouts are tens of thousands of dollars, people say finding comparable prices in the city is very difficult. Phil Perkins reports.

REMI Network: Toronto approves controversial Inclusionary Zoning policy

Posted November 11, 2021

Toronto City Council has adopted the new Inclusionary Zoning policy framework that has been the subject of major contention throughout the past decade. Though tenant groups such as ACORN have long advocated for a plan that would see more affordable units introduced into the market, they are not convinced the new policy goes far enough.

Hamilton Spectator: ‘On the brink of collapse’: Just Recovery Hamilton coalition pushes for equity in city budget deliberations

Posted November 8, 2021

It’s been nearly a full year since a coalition of community organizations banded together to draft more than 150 recommendations aimed at building a better, fairer Hamilton in the wake of COVID-19.

But many of those proposals remain unheeded.

Le Droit: «Rénovictions» à Ottawa: une manifestation se transforme en célébration

Posted November 4, 2021

Une petite manifestation de solidarité avec des locataires qui résident aux 249 et 253 des Pères-Blancs à Ottawa, menacés de rénoviction, s'est transformée, mercredi, en célébration alors les principaux intéressés ont appris, quelques minutes avant l'événement, qu'ils pouvaient demeurer dans leur logement.