Campaign: Fair & Just Society

Rental housing repairs?

This government has done next to nothing to repair the damage to landlord/tenant laws done by the Harris government. Landlords like mine get away with abusing property standards laws and ignoring orders to make repairs and yet they're given endless extensions on repair orders and allowed to raise rents both for existing tenants every year, and to charge what they please for new tenants. This has to stop! Rent increases ...more »

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Campaign: Fair & Just Society

Property tax rebate reform for tenants

When landlords of older rental buildings receive a property tax decrease (mine has enjoyed substantial decreases every year for the past 8 years) that decrease is not automatically passed on to the tenants, whose rent pays the landlords' property tax in the first place! Tenants are sent an unaddressed form letter that looks like junk mail, from the municipality, advising them of an unspecified rent decrease - two months ...more »

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