Dozens at 235 Gosford Blvd. call on property management company to communicate better
Residents displaced by a five-alarm fire at 235 Godford Boulevard protest outside the damaged apartment building.
Roughly a dozen tenants displaced by a massive fire-alarm fire at a North York high-rise last month held a protest outside the shuttered building on Saturday as they demanded greater support from their landlord.
Posted December 5, 2019
This is a blog post written by Toronto ACORN member and East York ACORN Chair Alejandra Ruiz Vargas
Tenants who fear retaliation when reporting issues with their units might be pleased to hear that the City of Mississauga is considering implementing a program that would allow it to proactively inspect apartment buildings on a regular basis.
Equitable access to the internet is a communication right.
Council has voted unanimously in favour of beefing up its RentSafeTO program in an effort to keep landlords more accountable for keeping buildings in good repair.
Landlords ignore the RentSafeTO program and changes won't work, tenant says
Landlords in Toronto will have to pay a fee to the city if they fail to provide for tenants if the buildings they live in are evacuated due to fire, flood or other service disruptions — part of a suite of changes adopted by city council on Wednesday strengthening tenant rights.
Waterfront Toronto, Sidewalk’s government partner, agreed last month to let the urban-planning company keep developing plans for the neighbourhood on a smaller scale than it wanted.
CTV News coverage of the North York building fire
Advocates will be speaking out against rezoning applications at a council meeting in Burnaby on Tuesday night
Public hearing will include four rezoning applications for housing projects in Metrotown
Residents and supporters rally outside the Landlord and Tenant Board on Albert Street on Nov. 13.
ACORN members fill the room and gave 5 deputations about the many reasons why low and moderate income people in Toronto can't wait any longer for affordable housing.
Meram Saleh Sogui says children have asked to return to their politically unstable homeland
Ford government cuts could jeopardize anti-poverty efforts, city says
The city is laying out new rules to protect tenants but some advocates say those changes don't go far enough.