A singe mom on income assistance faces a huge rent increase and may have to leave the neighborhood she likes and the city where she has a support system. A common story! Kendall Worth reports.
Lots of rented homes and apartments in Nova Scotia need major repairs. That’s what occupants of these homes told Statistics Canada. We have the numbers and we have the maps.
I couldn’t attend last week’s Nova Scotia ACORN community meeting, but the results of their tenants survey presents some interesting (and rather shocking) findings. From cold-only showers to garbage in the common areas, from too cold in winter to too hot in summer, here are the reasons why we need landlord licensing.
After a successful community meeting in Dartmouth Nova Scotia ACORN is launching a province wide online survey on rental housing conditions and landlords. It needs the data to pressure municipalities on landlord licensing and the province on rent control.