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Forced out: Dartmouth tenants told to leave apartments after buildings sold

“We’re in a high inflationary period, where operating costs are higher and the 2 per cent rent doesn’t cut it anymore.”

People who live in a couple of older apartment buildings in north end Dartmouth, N.S., say they’re being tossed out now that the owner has sold the properties.

Although the ban on so-called “renovictions” was lifted in March, property owners say current restrictions are forcing them out of business, and they are going to be happening more and more.

Tenant Corena Hiles has lived in a one bedroom unit for the last eight months, and got the news in a note from the owner. …[Read More]