The Necessity for Reform of Newfoundland and Labrador's Housing Policies

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Colin Scott


This paper examines the potential of legislative and non-legislative reform to Newfoundland and Labrador's housing policies. In particular, attention is paid to legislative rental control, legislative tenancy protection programs and the necessity of providing subsidy programs to landlords and development groups to provide incentives for the private market to assist in developing affordable housing options.

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Colin Scott, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Colin Scott is an undergraduate student at Memorial University. He is currently in his fourth year and working towards a double major with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.