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fter many ups and downs, Hamilton's light rail transit line may finally be getting the green light. But in the midst of a severe housing crisis, what can be done to prevent tenants along the proposed development from being displaced? The Hoser worked with Simon Orpana to illustrate what kind of awareness needs to come with these developments, for Hamilton, the GTA, and more.

For more information about displacement along the proposed LRT line, see: Survey of Displacement for Light Rail Transit
For further background about the activism of King Street Tenants United, see: Tenants demand vacant properties along LRT route be turned into affordable housing
For information about the Hamilton Community Land Trust, see: Hamilton Community Land Trust
For one of Parkdale Community Land Trust's recent projects, see: Thirty-six units of affordable housing secured by the Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust
For the Kensington Market Community Land Turst's recent win, see: City council votes to give $3M to land trust to keep Kensington Market building as affordable housing
For more information on resisting REIT's, please see: ACORN's Rein in the REITS

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Jun 28, 2021
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