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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Hamilton Mountain ACORN fights back against renoviction at 1132 Upper Wellington

Posted April 12, 2022

On Saturday April 9 Mountain ACORN members living at 1132 Upper Wellington Street held an action to speak out against the landlord's attempts to renovict long term tenants.

Since the fall 2021, the landlord has been harassing tenants with buyouts, N11s and illegal N13s. Out of 13 units there are now 5 households left. 

Herongate Virtual Press Conference: ACORN vs. the City

Posted April 11, 2022

CITY OF OTTAWA ON TRIAL! ACORN members from Herongate, a traditionally low-income and racialized neighbourhood in South Ottawa, are taking the City of Ottawa to the Ontario Land Tribunal in the coming months over how the city abandoned the neighbourhood to the mercies of Timbercreek (now Hazelview), who have already carried out two mass evictions from the area in the last 7 years.