Keyword: Rent control

Lebanon: Rejecting the New Rent Law: An Open Letter to the Parliament and a march

“Yes for a fair rent law that protects the right to housing for old tenants." Protest in Sassine square, Achrafieh, Beirut, 3 December 2014 (Image courtesy of sakanbeirut.wordpress.com) The Committee for the Rights of Tenants Laws has organized a march in Beirut, towards the Speaker's House in Ain el-Tineh on Wednesday 10 December to pressure on parliamentarians to withdraw the new law that liberalize old rent contracts before it goes into effect on 28 December 2014.The International Alliance of Inhabitants express the full solidarity.To add your name to the list of signatories, and for further information, please contact: beiruthousing@gmail.com