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rent control

regulation by law of the rent a landlord can charge for domestic accommodation and of his right to evict tenants.
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The rent restriction tribunal took up two-thirds of all cases filed in the 20 tribunals that had transitioned into the Judiciary.
(1972), 'The economics of rent restriction', Verdict on rent control: essays on the economic consequences of political action to restrict rents in five countries, The Institute of Economic Affairs, London.
A market rent test is now the norm, but if your lease contains a passing rent restriction then you may refuse the tenant's application, however unreasonable that may be.
The report also said that East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction (Amendment) Act, 2001 was extended to the Union Territory of Chandigarh by notification dated on October 9.
3 Under the 20/50 set-aside, at least 20 percent of the units in the project must be designated for households with a maximum income and rent restriction at 50 percent of AMGI.
7, 1994, an owner of a low-income building receiving a credit allocation prior to 1990 could irrevocably elect to meet the 200% rent restriction rather than the 300% rent restriction.
RENT TRIBUNALThe two argued their cases at the Rent Restriction Tribunal in Nairobi and Harrow was awarded an extension.
The petitions claimed that the Cantonment Rent Restriction Act 1963 was still effective and the cancellation of lease was against it.
Sheikh Amir Waheedsaid that an amended bill of rent restriction law for Islamabad was lying pending in the National Assembly since long and urged that government should arrange its early passage into law from the parliament to resolve this serious issue once for all.
He also urged the government for paying urgent attention to the issue and arranging early passage of rent restriction law from the Parliament so that the traders could fully focus on growth of business activities.
Consumer lobby groups have slammed Business Premises and Rent Tribunal, and Rent Restriction Tribunal saying they cannot be trusted to solve the rising tenant complaints.
He introduced the groundb reaking He introduced the groundb reaking Rent Restriction Act, which froze Rent Restriction Act, which froze rents at pre–war rates and pr otected rents at pre–war rates and pr otected vulnerable families.