Healthy Homes - Habitation saine
BC ACORN members welcome the introduction of a new task force by the Province, that looks to address issues in rental housing. BC ACORN and other allies have fought for strengthened tenant rights for a number of years. We are hopeful that the task force will hold landlords to account and improve protections for tenants. ACORN calls on the task force to end the renovictions that price low and moderate income tenants out of their homes. Our other demands for Healthy Homes include:
· Strengthen BC’s rent control laws:
Unhappy tenants and their supporters gathered outside a large apartment building on Kennedy Drive in Dartmouth, owned by Metcap Living.
Dartmouth ACORN member talks to the Sheldon Macleod Show about landlord licensing
In this video citizen-reporter and poverty activist Jodi Brown meets up with Sarah, a young woman who was in a bad spot when she asked Community Services for help. That help turned out to be a mixed blessing.
‘There is room for development...But not displacement,’ says local ACORN chapter chair
Weston ACORN took action against gentrification on Saturday
Weston ACORN action on Saturday