N.S. NDP say rent control needed to make rental housing more affordable

Nova Scotia’s New Democrats have introduced legislation to implement rent control and regulate short-term rental provider Airbnb.
“In Nova Scotia, 20 per cent of households now spend more than 50 per cent of their income on rent and utilities, an absolutely unsustainable amount,” Halifax Needham MLA Lisa Roberts said. “There are more than 23,000 families in this position.”…Read More