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Advocacy group lobbies for landlord licensing

Advocacy group lobbies for landlord licensing

About a dozen people rallied in front of an apartment complex in Dartmouth on Saturday. They called on the Halifax Regional Municipality to develop a licensing policy for rental property owners to ensure the safety and health of tenants. “It’s not a God-given right to provide housing just because you own it,” said Hannah Wood, the chair of ACORN, which advocates for people of low or moderate income. “It should be something that you are monitored to do because unfortunately a good-faith system just doesn’t work. “We have tenants in ACORN […]

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