Now landlords will not be able to rent houses without agreement.
Uttar Pradesh’s Yogi Adityanath Government has enacted the Uttar Pradesh Urban Tenancy Regulation Ordinance-2021 to reduce disputes between landlord and tenants. According to the ordinance, now only 5 percent for Residential Houses and 7 percent per year in Non-Residential Property will be increased.
- January 10, 2021, 8:55 PM IST
UP government has Rent Authority and Rent Tribunal
The Yogi Adityanath government has enacted the Uttar Pradesh Urban Tenancy Regulation Ordinance -2021 to reduce the frequent disputes between landlord and tenants. This ordinance has been approved through cabinet by circulation. A spokesperson of the Uttar Pradesh government said that under the ordinance, now no landlord will be able to give his house on rent agreement to anyone without agreement. Provision of Rent Authority and Rent Tribunal has also been made to settle any disputes between the landlord and the tenant.
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According to the spokesperson, the Rent Authority and Rent Tribunal will have to settle the dispute within more than 60 days. Apart from this, according to this ordinance, no landlord will be able to increase rent arbitrarily. He will be able to increase the rent by only 5 percent for Residential Houses and only 7 percent in Non-Residential Property. The spokesperson said that after the completion of the rent agreement, its renewal agreement will be mandatory.
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Landlord will have to give the rental receipt
According to the ordinance, if the rent is not paid for two months, the landlord will be able to remove the tenant from his house. Apart from this, landlords will not be able to take advance for more than two months in the name of security deposit. 6 months advance can be taken for non-residential complexes. At the same time, the tenant will not be able to get any sabotage done in the house without asking the landlord. 3 months time has been given for the agreement with the tenants already living. It has also been said that the landlord will have to give the rent receipt to the tenant. At the same time, the landlord must provide all the necessary services in the house.