Government urged to extend eviction ban to ensure ‘evictions don’t happen’

As the expiry date for the provincial moratorium on evictions nears, the NDP and Nova Scotia ACORN are calling on the provincial government to extend the ban on evictions, freeze rent increases and take a “fresh look at rent control” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The province’s eviction ban is in effect until June 30.

Just days away from when the ban is set to be lifted, Nova Scotia ACORN is urging the provincial government to “step up” and stop what it estimates are between 3,000 to 6,000 tenants who are “in rent debt that are going to be served notices to quit next week” from potentially getting evicted…. [Read More]