Landlords in Toronto will have to pay a fee to the city if they fail to provide for tenants if the buildings they live in are evacuated due to fire, flood or other service disruptions — part of a suite of changes adopted by city council on Wednesday strengthening tenant rights.
Waterfront Toronto, Sidewalk’s government partner, agreed last month to let the urban-planning company keep developing plans for the neighbourhood on a smaller scale than it wanted.
CTV News coverage of the North York building fire
ACORN members fill the room and gave 5 deputations about the many reasons why low and moderate income people in Toronto can't wait any longer for affordable housing.
Ford government cuts could jeopardize anti-poverty efforts, city says
More than two years after council signed off on new rules to protect renters the city is “failing” in their promise to improve conditions for tenants, said a city councillor who led the push for the RentSafe program.
Toronto ACORN Members Demand Healthy and Affordable Housing