Ottawa ACORN Launches the Agenda for Change! // ACORN Ottawa lance l’Alliance pour le changement!

Ottawa ACORN Agenda for Change

There’s a municipal election in Ottawa in 2018 and ACORN members are determined to see issues like housing, childcare, jobs and transit as top priorities for City Council. That means not waiting until the last minute to get organized and for ACORN members that work has already begun!

National Housing Strategy: Cautionary Tales from the U.S.

With the Federal Government's announcement of their National Housing Strategy, including the introduction of the Canada Housing Benefit, low- and moderate-income ACORN members welcome the additional investment in affordable housing. Our report below highlights some of the key lessons for the Federal Government to ensure that the Canada Housing Benefit has the greatest possible impact for those who need it most.

Ottawa City Council Votes YES to Separating Payday Loans from Banks * Le Conseil municipal de la Ville d’Ottawa vote OUI pour séparer les prêteurs sur salaire des banques

Ottawa ACORN Fair Banking

Ottawa ACORN members have been tirelessly fighting for stricter regulations on payday loan companies in their neighbourhoods and are happy to see the City take the necessary steps forward to limiting their proliferation in low income communities. // Les membres d'ACORN Ottawa se sont battus sans relâche pour une réglementation plus stricte des compagnies de prêt sur salaire dans leurs quartiers, et sont heureux de voir la Ville prendre les mesures nécessaires pour limiter leur prolifération dans les communautés à faible revenu.