Advocacy groups are calling on the Ontario government to close what they call loopholes in the province’s housing law that they say allow landlords to offload maintenance costs onto tenants.
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Social worker Sarah Adjekum writes that the downtown’s renaissance is having predictable impacts on vulnerable people, but not enough is being done to mitigate the harm.
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).
The wind was blowing and noses were turning red, but protestors for for the Clayton suite crackdown still had their signs high in the air on Sunday.
An organization which represents low- and moderate-income families is pushing to make affordable housing and landlord licensing key issues throughout the provincial election
Proposed new rules that are supposed to help rein in the high price of housing in Ontario‘s expensive cities are being criticized as too weak to have much impact.
Tenants at a highrise in an up-and-coming Toronto neighbourhood have staged a rent strike, saying landlords are taking advantage of loopholes in Ontario's housing law to drive low-income residents out of their homes.
More than 650 applications for above-guideline rent increases have been made in Toronto alone since the start of 2015
On Jan. 23, a small group of protesters stood in the freezing rain at the curb of a construction site for a new condo development in Ottawa’s Mechanicsville neighbourhood.