Mayor Ford’s deferral of proposed housing sale a sign of mounting opposition to the privatization of social housing

Tenants for Social Housing spent January 24th at City Hall to observe the Executive Committee meeting, despite the 11th hour deferral of a motion to sell 740 publicly-owned homes. The 76 deputants who had signed up to speak against the proposed sale received notice late on Jan. 23rd that the Mayor would move to defer… Continue reading Mayor Ford’s deferral of proposed housing sale a sign of mounting opposition to the privatization of social housing

JOIN US ON JAN. 24 to stop the sale of 740 homes!

Need some ideas for your deputation to the Executive Committee on January 24th? Check out this video from the TCHC Board meeting on Oct. 21 2012, where many tenants and supporters came out to tell the Board not to sell our homes. You can register to make a deputation by emailing exc@toronto.ca, or by calling:… Continue reading JOIN US ON JAN. 24 to stop the sale of 740 homes!

Four former Mayors oppose the sale of public housing!

The efforts of tenants fighting to save their homes and communities got a major boost last week when three former Toronto Mayors issued a joint letter opposing the sale of TCHC "stand-alone" homes. Signed by Art Eggleton, John Sewell, and David Crombie, and addressed to Rob Ford, Toronto City Council, and the Minister of Municipal… Continue reading Four former Mayors oppose the sale of public housing!