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Affordable for Who? : Redefining Affordable Housing in Toronto - ACORN Canada

Affordable for Who? : Redefining Affordable Housing in Toronto

Resource Type: Housing / Tenant Unions

Staggering rental costs in Toronto make it difficult for low-income individuals and families to find housing that is adequate, suitable and affordable. Since 2011, the average market rent of a one-bedroom apartment has risen by almost one third. Low and moderate income people are being forced out of the city, or left with nowhere to go. ACORN feels strongly that municipal programs offering “affordable” housing miss the mark, as the definition of affordability used by the City does not meet the needs of Toronto tenants.

 

 

Affordable for Who? : Redefining Affordable Housing in Toronto

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