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Claudia Chender – Premier – Housing Crisis Act
Gary Burrill – Minister Colton Leblanc – RTA Seniors Evictions

CLAUDIA CHENDER « »: Mr. Speaker, rents have risen by more than 9 per cent in Halifax this year – the fastest pace on record. Meanwhile, we have a rent cap, which the government just extended. How could this happen? According to virtually everyone working on this issue, even staff at Residential Tenancies, the unfettered and legal use of fixed-term leases is a huge source of housing insecurity and skyrocketing rents. Thousands of Nova Scotians are at risk of losing their homes if the government doesn’t act.
I would like to ask the Premier « »: Why does he continue to ignore renters in this province?
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