CCRC's 2017 Federal Budget Analysis

An analysis by the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children shows how the 2017 federal budget will affect children and their families.

Posted:
March 28, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC)

City of Toronto invites residents to share their views on regulation of short-term accommodation rentals

You're invited to share your views at meetings on March 28 and April 12, and residents can also fill out an online survey to provide their views on the proposed regulations.

Posted:
March 27, 2017
Article source:
City of Toronto

Rent asunder: Landlords using evictions, hikes to circumvent rent control, Toronto tenants say

A growing number of tenants say their landlords are forcing them out to charge higher rent, according to data from Ontario's rental-dispute board.

Posted:
March 27, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

The 2017 Federal Budget and Income Security

The Income Security Advocacy Centre says the federal Budget announced on March 22 does very little to address the poverty and income inequality that Canadians are experiencing right now.

Posted:
March 24, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 24 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
March 24, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Housing 'the Largest Single Commitment' in Morneau's Budget

The National Housing Fund will prioritize support for seniors, Indigenous Peoples, domestic violence survivors, persons with disabilities including mental health and addiction issues, and veterans.

Posted:
March 23, 2017
Article source:
The Tyee

Tenants getting a tax break in Hamilton

Hamilton normally charges multi-residential properties 2.74 times higher rates than single-family homes and this is passed on to tenants through their rents.

Posted:
March 21, 2017
Article source:
CATCH (Citizens at City Hall)

Apply rent controls on newer buildings: Editorial

MPP Peter Tabuns will introduce a bill to close a loophole that exempts landlords who own units in buildings constructed after 1991 from rent-control guidelines.

Posted:
March 20, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

A portable housing benefit could ease our homeless crisis

The National Housing Collaborative proposes a subsidy paid directly to tenants who cannot afford rent.

Posted:
March 20, 2017
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 17 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
March 17, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)