Model Tenancy Act may reduce disputes but challenges remain
Individual states can make changes to the final Act, which may dilute the benefits for owners, tenants
The draft Model Tenancy Act deals with many issues that can lead to disputes between owners and tenants
At a recent event, housing and urban affairs secretary Durga Shanker Mishra said that the government would soon come out with The Model Tenancy Act. The government released the draft guidelines in July 2019. The Act aims to bridge the trust deficit between tenants and landlords by clearly delineating their obligations.