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rent control

n.
Governmental control and regulation of the amounts charged for rented housing.

rent control

n
(Law) regulation by law of the rent a landlord can charge for domestic accommodation and of his right to evict tenants
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He said that an amended bill of a balanced 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.
The petitions claimed that the Cantonment Rent Restriction Act 1963 was still effective and the cancellation of lease was against it.
The cabinet approved applicability of Islamabad Rent Restriction Ordinance, 2001 to Zone V of Islamabad and directed Interior Ministry to review the law.
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 said government should pay urgent attention to this serious issue and arrange the early passage of rent restriction law from the parliament so that traders could fully focus on the 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.
The protest forced a change in UK law and the Rent Restriction Act was introduced freezing rents at pre–war levels.
To take another example the Government of West Pakistan promulgated the West Pakistan Urban Rent Restriction Ordinance in 1959.
The bills include "The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill 2014" (to amend section 103AA); "The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill 2014" (to amend sections 2, 24, 30, 33, 38 and 39, insertion of section 24-A, omission of sections 34, 35, 36 and 37); "The National Air Transportation Safety Board Bill 2014"; "The National Database and Registration Authority (Amendment) Bill 2014"; "The Islamabad Rent Restriction (Amendment) Bill 2014"; "The Acid and Burn Crime Bill 2014"; "The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2014" (Insertion of new section 389-A); "The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2014" (Substitution of section 379); "The Constitution (Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill 2014" and "The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2014" (Substitution of section 489-F).
Ceri Dunstan from Shelter Cymru said: "The cuts to local housing allowance have already put a large percentage of the private rental market beyond the reach of people on low incomes, but the extension of the single room rent restriction will hit people aged 25-34 even harder.
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.