housing

News
Aug 15, 2019
Image: Toronto Disaster Relief Committee

Fighting homelessness with disaster relief housing

Cathy Crowe
In this excerpt from her new memoir, Cathy Crowe recounts how, in the late 1990s, she and fellow Toronto housing activists fought homelessness by erecting prefabricated housing on undeveloped land.
News
Jun 20, 2019

Fighting red tape to get housed in Toronto

John Clapp
Clapp details his recent experience of homelessness and the four catch-22s that make it nearly impossible to find affordable housing in the country's most expensive city.
Blog
Apr 24, 2019
Image from Ashley Reyns for Ottawa ACORN, used with permission

Building tenant power to fight displacement in Ottawa

Herongate ACORN Tenant Leaders
When a corporate landlord served tenants of the Herongate community in Ottawa with eviction notices, the community began organizing to fight displacement and corporate gentrification.

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