House rent in different parts of Bangladesh rose by 5.93 percent in the April-June period of fiscal 2022-23
Bangladesh Bharatia Oikya Parishad, an organisation of tenants, and Bangladesh Ganatantrik Mukti Andolan call upon the government to properly enforce the House Rent Control Act 1991, for insuring rights of the tenants.
A Chinese company plans to invest Tk 300 crore to establish 100 hostels for singles who are struggling to find a safe and convenient place to live in Dhaka. Neways International Company Ltd has already set up six hostels in the capital: one each in Uttara, Badda, Baridhara, Shahbagh, and
The landmark High Court verdict delivered in 2015 to prevent owners from arbitrarily raising house rents and collecting excess rents from tenants has become ineffective as its full text could not be released due to death of the judge presiding the relevant bench.
The High Court will now rehear the 2010 writ petition that had sought its directives on the government for strict enforcement of the House Rent Control Act to prevent the capital's house owners from raising rents arbitrarily.