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This section is for renters to discuss issues regarding Paying your Rent.

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If you are Having Trouble Paying Your Rent...

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Author Topic: News Article, Ontario tenants share stories of living with no rent control...  (Read 2449 times)

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All rental units rented for the first time after after November 15 2018, have no rent control.  This change was recently introduced into the law by the provincial conservative government.

This removal of rent control is causing big problems for the renters who live in those apartments...

CTVNews: Ontario tenants share stories of living with no rent control. Here's what it's like


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Here's yet another article on essentially the same thing...
The future of rent control in Ontario

It's so infuriating that the reduction in rent control has been tried in the past, and it didn't generate significant new construction of rental buildings, but it does allow rich landlords to gouge their tenants, so here we are loosening rent controls again.

One third of Ontarians rent, and half of Torontoians rent – and this reduction of rent control is going to hurt everybody.  How do we get Doug Ford out of office??


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