Rent regulation in Canada

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Rent regulation in Canada is a set of laws and policies which control the amount by which rental prices for real property can increase year to year. Each province can pass legislation, where the purpose is to limit rent prices increasing beyond what is affordable for most home dwellers. Contents 1 History 1.1 Alberta 1.2 British Columbia 1.3 Manitoba 1.4 New Brunswick 1.5 Newfoundland and Labrador 1.6 Nova Scotia 1.7 Ontario 1.8 Prince Edward Island 1.9 Quebec 1.10 Saskatchewan 2 Current law 2.1 Alberta 2.2 British Columbia 2.3 Ontario 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 External links History[edit] Alberta[edit] British Columbia[edit] Manitoba[edit] New Brunswick[edit] Newfoundland and Labrador[edit] Nova Scotia[edit] Ontario[edit] Rent regulation was first introduced in Ontario under the National Housing Act 1944. Prince Edward Island[edit] Quebec[edit] See Quebec rental board Saskatchewan[edit] This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (December 2013) Current law[edit] Alberta[edit] In Alberta there is no limit to the rent amount landlords are permitted to charge. Rents can only be increased once a year for an existing tenant and notice of rent increase must be provided three months in advance. British Columbia[edit] According to Mike Hagar for the Globe and Mail in BC rents can only be increased once a year for existing tenants. A rent increase cannot exceed 2.9 per cent in 2016. Written notice of a rent increase must be provided three months in advance.[1] Ontario[edit] Main article: Rent control in Ontario This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (December 2013) See also[edit] Rent regulation Rent control in England and Wales Notes[edit] ^ http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/critics-say-tenants-not-protected-in-bcs-tight-rentalmarkets/article30953117/ References[edit] Consultations to address affordable housing shortage by Laurie Monsebraaten (Toronto Star, 20 July 2009) Pressure mounts for Ontario to extend rent controls to all tenants by Susan Pigg (Toronto Star, 31 May 2013) Ontario NDP wants to close rent control loophole by William Wolfe-Wylie (Postmedia News, 4 June 2013) External links[edit] Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 Tenant Protection Act, 1997 Landlord and Tenant Board v t e Province of Ontario Government Premier of Ontario Departments and agencies Ontario Legislative Building more... Geography Subdivisions Regions Islan 19다모아

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