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.
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CityNews: Ontario election 2022: How will the parties help renters amid housing crunch?

Posted May 24, 2022

“Being a tenant right now we feel like we’re abandoned,” Alejandra Ruiz Vargas, the chair of the East York chapter of Acorn, told CityNews in an interview on Tuesday.

“We have not been fair with renters … Renters are the ones who sell you coffee in the morning, renters are the ones who clean the city, renters are the frontline workers.”

Le Droit: Manor Village: déménagement forcé plus tôt que prévu

Posted May 20, 2022

Les résidents de la communauté Manor Village — qui offre des logements à un prix abordable — croyaient avoir encore quelques années avant de perdre leur maison, en raison de l’étape 3 du train léger. Des rénovations entreprises par les entreprises propriétaires des immeubles sont toutefois venues chambouler ce calendrier.