A few dozen Acorn supporters and tenants of a high-rise building at 2880 Carling Avenue protested outside the doors of the Landlord Tenant Board on Albert Street Wednesday morning.
More than two years after council signed off on new rules to protect renters the city is “failing” in their promise to improve conditions for tenants, said a city councillor who led the push for the RentSafe program.
Toronto ACORN Members Demand Healthy and Affordable Housing
Two councillors are calling for changes in a City-run program that they say is failing 30 per cent of Toronto residents who rely on it.
Posted on November 6, 2019
City staff are again spiking calls for landlord licensing and a regulation scheme – despite recommendations that the city implement a pilot project in three areas of the city – because they believe that provincial laws pose a “legal impediment” that prevent the city from regulating the rental housing business.
Housing affordability show – interview with ACORN about the housing crisis in Toronto.
Les logements insalubres empoisonnent la vie des locataires qui sont forcés d'y vivre.
Op Ed for the Toronto Star
As rents skyrocket and vacancy rates plummet, low- and moderate-income tenants in Ottawa are facing an affordability crisis that is pricing them out of their communities.
Residents voiced their concern at one of two public consultation meetings on rental housing.
Les besoins d’un registre des propriétaire pour protéger les locataires
Landlord of 240-280 Montmorency Dr. hits residents with eviction notices over units mounted in windows.
But city staff can’t be ‘super-sleuths’ by investigating how buildings become vacant before applications.
Residents looking to elect government that helps reduce telecom costs