On Wednesday, January 17th over 20 ACORN members from social housing buildings across Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough met with Nathalie Bossé, borough director at the municipal housing authority (OMHM). // Mercredi le 17 janvier 2018 a eu lieu une rencontre entre plus de 20 membres ACORN locataires de logements sociaux à travers l'arrondissement du Sud-Ouest et Nathalie Bossé, directrice de secteur de l'Office municipale d'habitation de Montréal (OMHM).
Join Toronto ACORN members at the Ministry of Housing and stand up for REAL Affordable Housing in new developments! Tuesday, Jan 23 at 11am, 777 Bay St (Bay and College).
BC ACORN member Murray Martin talks to the Vancouver Sun about the housing crisis in Metro Vancouver.
Thanks to Ontario Trillium Foundation for their generous support to this project
Landlord CAPREIT asserts unit temperatures have stayed above required level of 21 degrees Celsius while some residents claim inadequate heating has plagued the building for six years.
On Saturday, January 6th, Tenants and ACORN Members at protested against CAPREIT Property Management over heating issues in their East York apartment building.
CTV News Toronto covers the ACORN action against landlords at 75 Eastdale
CBC News covers the lack of heat at 75 Eastdale
Tenants living in an East York apartment say they are wearing jackets to bed because the building’s heat isn’t on high enough.
Starting Jan. 1, cost of payday loans lowered to $15 for every $100 borrowed
CBC's The Current talks to ACORN member Robbie McCall about payday lending in Ontario.
An Ontario justice of the peace called a fine levied against TCH “outrageous” and “unacceptable” after the landlord pleaded guilty to fire code violations.
Ils étaient une dizaine à manifester devant les bureaux de l'OMHM, sur la rue Delisle, dans la Petite-Bourgogne.
ACORN member Robbie McCall talks to Ontario Today about the payday loan laws.
ACORN is disappointed in the regulations for Inclusionary Zoning brought forward by the Housing Minister, Peter Milczyn.
A resident of Toronto Community Housing is suing the cable giant for $100,000, claiming it broke a promise to applicants for low-income internet service.
Our Fair Banking campaign calls for the Federal Government to mandate the banks to provide access to fair financial services for low and moderate-income earners.
Rallies were held across the country on Thursday demanding fair banking services for low-income communities
A protest in downtown Hamilton this morning outside the CIBC, was aimed at the big banks in Canada.
Across the country today, ACORN members and allies took to the streets to demand fair financial services! Around 13% of Canadians are underbanked, meaning they have a bank account but are denied access to basic credit by mainstream banking, forcing them to rely on high-interest lenders charging predatory rates.
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.