The NDP is promising to implement a $400 rental grant if elected. This grant would be applicable to all rentals and would have the side effect of pretty much putting an end to rental income tax evasion.
Christy Clark is disturbed by the idea of money going to “wealthy renters”
“That isn’t right,” Clark said. “We shouldn’t be redistributing our tax money to the very rich. We should be making sure that we spend our resources supporting people who are having trouble staying in their homes.”
The NDP also pledges to close a fixed term lease rent loophole that lets some landlords raise rents higher than otherwise allowed.
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