Healthy Homes - Habitation saine

 
 
Every person deserves affordable, livable housing. In many low income neighbourhoods, tenants live with mold, pests, broken elevators, and other challenges because landlords will not do the repairs needed. ACORN Canada members fight for landlord licensing, building inspections, and stronger enforcement of maintenance rules and by-laws.
 
See our Healthy Homes demands here.
 

The Globe & Mail: The urban Atlantic advantage: Work-from-home era offers Halifax more people and more wealth, but at a price

As remote work levels the economic playing field between cities, Nova Scotia is seeing an influx of newly untethered professional workers that will help them meet growth aspirations – and could also exacerbate problems of housing and inequality

Gatineau ACORN stops an illegal eviction! / ACORN de Gatineau arrêt un expulsion illégale!

When Columbus Igboanusi went to visit his home country Nigeria earlier in February, he didn’t expect to be stuck overseas almost 10 months later. When COVID hit worldwide his return flight was cancelled. / Lorsque Columbus Igboanusi est allé visiter son pays d’origine, le Nigeria, plus tôt en février, il ne s’attendait pas à être coincé à l’étranger près de 10 mois plus tard. Lorsque COVIDE a frappé dans le monde entier son vol de retour a été annulé.

ACORN releases a damning report of Canada’s Largest Landlord, CAPREIT

ACTU Report
Posted on November 9, 2020
 
Massive overhaul of CAPREIT business practices is needed to save the affordable rental housing market in Canada. 
 
On Monday, November 9th ACORN CAPREIT Tenant Union released a damning report that details how Canada’s largest REIT destroys the affordable housing market, displaces tenants, pays no corporate taxes, all while collecting record profits. 

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