ADDIS ABABA – The Addis Ababa City Administration has banned landlords from increasing rent fees as well as evicting tenants for the next three months.
The move came as part of the officials measures to tackle the rising inflation and its impacts on residents of the city.
The administration has recently been receiving a significant number of compliant regarding unreasonable rent rise, says the administration Press Secretary office on Saturday.
The City Council discussed the issue on Tuesday and passed a regulation that bans any increase on rent fee for the next 90, says the office in a statement.
The regulation has become effective as of Tuesday, August 24, 2021, says the office, adding the moratorium on eviction could be extended beyond 90-day.