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Call for Submissions - JSC Social Services and Public Administration - Rent Regulation

18 Feb 2020

 Photo of lease agreement signature section, from National Apartment Association

The Joint Select Committee on Social Services and Public Administration has commenced an inquiry on the system of Rent Regulation in Trinidad and Tobago

The objectives of this inquiry are as follows:

  • To assess the adequacy of the existing laws, policies and systems intended to protect tenants of residential property against unjustified rent prices;
  • To determine the feasibility of imposing additional restrictions on the private rental sector in Trinidad and Tobago; and
  • assess the existing systems and arrangements to enable access to, and sustainment of, private rental housing for low-income and vulnerable households.

The Committee is therefore inviting interested persons and organisations to submit written comments, suggestions and recommendations on this matter.

Members of the public are reminded that submissions should observe the principles of relevance, clarity, conciseness and accuracy.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS MONDAY MARCH 9, 2020 AT 4:00 P.M.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary of the Committee at:

The Secretary
The Joint Select Committee on Social Services and Public Administration
Office of the Parliament
Parliamentary Complex
Cabildo Building
St. Vincent Street
Port-of-Spain

Submissions can also be forwarded via electronic mail to jscsspa@ttparliament.org.

Guidelines for written submissions

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