ACORN members and allies came out for a victory rally outside of City Hall.
Posted July 23, 2018
What people can afford to pay for a home has nothing to do with the price of housing and everything to do with their income.
Mayor John Tory says he’s open to the city redefining what is considered “affordable” housing amid criticism that hundreds of new units approved each year are only a dream for people struggling to make ends meet.
Burnaby politics is in for a shakeup. And the one issue that’s driving the change is a rapid loss in older rental buildings to make way for new condo towers in the suburb’s Metrotown area.
Members in the Whalley/Guildford area got together to identify key concerns in the community.
Posted July 13, 2018
ACORN wants the city to redefine affordable housing
Residents say the landlord, Timbercreek, is forcing them out by neglect.
Posted July 6, 2018
A group of Heron Gate residents and affordable housing advocates with Ottawa Acorn took their push for better living conditions to the streets Thursday.
Posted July 5, 2018
On July 5th, Toronto ACORN members rallied for REAL affordable housing!
This campaign has already been attracting attention in the press - read about it here:
ACORN Canada says so-called affordable units are out of reach for many low-income people
The $1.4 billion transit project, which will boast 22 stops and connections to GO Transit’s Milton and Lakeshore West lines, is scheduled to break ground this year and some members of the community are starting to worry—and to ask what Metrolinx, the agency in charge of the project, is going to do for them.
Should the City of New Westminster charge apartment owners for costs it incurs related to renovictions? Could the city slow down the time taken to process building permits for apartments that are evicting tenants so they can do renovations?
Burnaby City Council decided to scrap the proposed demovictions hearing which could have seen another 85 rental units demovicted.
Burnaby city council pulled two rezoning proposals from the docket of a public hearing less than 24 hours before they were set to go up for discussion.