Housing activists staged a protest in Vanier on Aug. 8 to condemn a new provincial bill that they say will lead to more luxury condo developments and fewer affordable homes in many parts of the city.
In a quiet section of Overbrook operated by Ottawa Community Housing, residents at virtually any door you knock on say they’ve seen rats on their property in the past week or so.
ACORN members are gathering signatures to push the city to allow Ottawa Community Housing to adopt Landlord Licensing -- forcing local landlords to list inspection dates, as well as passes and fails.
Des membres d'ACORN de l'est d'Ottawa demandent des actions rapides contre les infestations de rats dans les logements communautaires.
Dependent on the government for life sustaining income, ACORN members and several community members reached out to protest on the changes to the definition of disability for eligibility for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) on July 11.
Legally-binding agreement could be a first for Ottawa