The Rental Fairness Act makes some key amendments to the rental law in Ontario. Here's what they mean for affordable housing in the province.
The rent strikers in Parkdale, like occupiers of vacant buildings in Montreal and eviction protesters in Vancouver, are coalescing into a nationwide housing rights resistance movement.
On June 7, nearly 100 rent strikers and supporters occupied the Landlord and Tenant Board to protest a scheduled above-guideline rent-increase hearing.
At the beginning of May, a group of tenants in Toronto went on a rent strike, taking a creative and courageous stand to fix the issue of affordable housing.
For people young and old, there is a lot to worry about. Get on the phone and ask the younger people in your life to vote, or ask what matters to them in this election.
Activist group the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty shows that the City is holding back $18 million dollars from homelessness programs.
With an election in sight, we need B.C.'s political parties to engage in a race to the top, putting new and substantial proposals on the table to build the affordable housing people need.
Once again, Toronto politicians and entrepreneurs decide to focus on big circus events instead of the social good.
The federal government, says David Macdonald, "took the 2016 budget out and put a new cover on it... Now you have the 2017 budget. They’ve gift wrapped last year’s budget."
Ontario municipalities have newly expanded powers to implement "inclusionary zoning." What will these changes mean for new affordable housing in the province?