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3,000 citizens receiving rent allowances unlawfully

Only 60 pc of state officials have disclosed their financials KUWAIT CITY, May 2: According to officials from the Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority, the deadline for the disclosure of financial status by the concerned state officials is May 14. So far about 60 percent of these officials have disclosed their financials …

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MPs submit draft bill to solve housing issue, set rent ceiling

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: Housing has been a thorny issue for a long time and for MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei this is one of the most serious problems in the country because it has not only caused ripples at the social level but led to increase in divorce cases. To add …

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Heritage souk traders stage strike against hike in rents

KUWAIT CITY, March 16: Owners of stalls and businesses in Souk Mubarakiya at Kuwait City held a six-hour strike from the early hours of Thursday, March 16 to protest against the rent increase of up to 500 percent in some cases. The strike was held after the investment company in …

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Rent increase – Approach Rental court if the landlord increases the rent before the expiry of current contract

I am staying in a 1-bedroom, hall, kitchen flat and the contract will expire on June 30, 2017. Please advise what maximum rent can be increased as I am paying rent KD 180 and other people renewed their contract at KD 260; if the landlord increases the rent from KD …

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Old water tanks with unsafe drinking water

I want some information on increase in house rents in Kuwait. We are staying in Salwa in a mulhaq, the building is around 20-25 years old. We started staying in that mulhaq on July 1, 2006 when the house rent was KD 100. The building belongs to a real estate …

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Owners of some Salmiya, Hawalli buildings cut rent

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Owners of some investment buildings in Salmiya and Hawalli areas have started reducing their rent and two-bedroom flat— for the first time in many years, has gone down to KD 300 and below, reports Arab Times daily. Lute The daily quoting sources pointed out that most …

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New Parliament urged to work on reducing flat rent – Rollback eyed on petrol prices

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the issues they would like the newly elected Members of Kuwait’s National Assembly to tackle. Half of the respondents would like to see apartment rents regulated. Kuwaiti voters cast their ballots to elect 50 lawmakers …

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Landlord has right to demolish building over 25 years

I live in Salmiya in an old building which consists of 3 floors but the condition of the building is very good. Our last contract was renewed in 2013 in which they increased our flat rent. All our contracts for this flat are renewed every year and we also have …

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Real estate experts see ‘reduction’ – ‘Adamancy to cling to desired prices will vanish’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The falling rents of apartments can no longer be considered as news; it is indisputable based on several facts. The new development is the reduction expected by the real-estate experts in the next two months to the extent that some owners could offer reduction of their …

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Expats quit flats – Housing allowance cut affects ‘rents’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The decision to reduce the housing allowance of expatriate teachers from KD 150 to KD 60 has affected the rental fees for flats or apartments, in addition to the expectation of real estate experts on reduction of rents by about KD 50, reports Al-Rai daily quoting …

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