Recent Wins

June 2nd, 2023

Scotland

Got eviction ban and rent cap extended to March 2024

September 3rd, 2023

Grenoble, France

Scorching temperatures particularly hit residents of HLM bars and towers. Unable to take it any longer, neighbors from the tower at 10 place des Géant, Villeneuve district, decided to come and spend the day refreshing themselves at the headquarters of their social landlord Actis

September 20th, 2023

Seine-Saint-Denis, France

On September 20, annoyed by the elevators being stopped and never repaired, the tenants of 112 Hélène Cochennec, Félix Faure and rue Bordier decided to go to the OPH to protest. Nearly twenty tenants came urgently to demand the repair of the elevators and succeeded.

December 13th, 2023

Toronto, Canada

Peel ACORN released a report highlighting the problem tenants across the city are facing in getting repairs done. It highlighted a huge lack of awareness among tenants about how the MARC program works. Peel ACORN leaders deputed at the city council meeting as the motion for the changes to the (MARC) Program and succeeded

November 30th, 2023

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

ACORN Honduras processed many valuable donations that supported their work to provide free school snacks and the defense of children\'s rights

September 7th, 2023

Manchester, England

On 7th September, ACORN members together with Debt Justice spoke at the scrutiny committee meeting of Manchester City Council. As a result of testimony from ours members who have experienced bailiff use and our collective demands along with Debt Justice, the council has since recommended the completion of a feasibility study, looking into methods of debt collection that do not involve bailiffs!

December 2nd, 2023

New Orleans, United States

After months of pressure on local public transportation leadership about Local 100 labor union\'s administrative members\' unfair pay scales, this week RTA announced significant raises for our administrative members. We\'re especially proud of winning backdated 26% raises for our accountants,

November 20th, 2023

Nigeria

ACORN Nigeria launched a vital campaign to raise money for their “Acorn Foundation for the Poor” including education and public health programs. This funding will help them start 2024 strong.

October 30th, 2023

Edinburgh, Scotland

Members started a campaign to push for the tourist tax, estimated potential to generate £37 million annually, to fund social housing.

November 15th, 2023

Dharavi, India

ACORN India and SOSVA have partnered to start the Dharavi School Music Project in five schools in Dharavi, which serves 200 students. This project looks to empower the students with a form of expression, a livelihood path, and an engaging fun outlet through musical training.


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