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I A LAHDLORDS DEFENCE The Accounts of a 9s. 6d.! | House. I House. To tic .Editor. Sir.— ] have been interested in (he dis- <rt-sion in your paper and your <wcc]lenr' article on the circular i&ob-r by an agent lin respect ot' the raising oi rents. A??n owner ?,f property. I deprecate jsuch an action, but the .?"?t has a jl!:jtitieatií.n for tJi0 n¡ ¡sing- It 11 > n'Jlt:3. Thcrp are a good many lwnpk wh? spe;ik ?very disparagingly (?f a house-owner whol trios to rnak a i>cvst',ihl'; 5 cent, his speculation in properties who howl I! indignantly if an emulover refuses to grant him, say lit per cent on his j aud Mill not hesitate to strike and throw1 j the whole machinery of a wor k !If d'wks out as a consequence. A lan??rd is ¡Iy,ritt{,ll dow11 a" a hJo(,d,)('k..r and ('1'\1('1 monster if a tpna?t is turned <?? lwaii#? he asks for a ]>ossibie t»d. or Is. per week to meet extra expenses. 1 will give you jut-t an example (a per- isonal one). 1 purchased a !I»I: at JI presume no one regard* 5 pee cent, an j exhorbitunt rate of interest-. 1 will show how it worked out lasf year. The housp nllt. it; 9, fid. per week—wiii -li equals 121 Its.—if you get it! The expenses were as follows:— Rate.s Cs (i 0 Ground rent :i l-2 (» I tt u Repairs 2 it 0 lnsura n ;e ft 5 ft til 17 0 Perhaps some of those who tuniK pro- sporty owners are doinsr »<> well out of I their properties will tell me if they would hay(\ the worry of rent collecting—also iu- jeidental inconveniences for less than 1 | JHH- cent!" The wiseacres at our Council who build, and agitate to build, on rate- i payers' monies, will give their version of Corporation properties iiossibly. At any I rate, the balance .licet presented occa- j sionally is an eye-opener. "What about a .solution of the difficulty lin this way? The landlord charge a ]w\ | sible 5 j)er cent, on his outlay; let the tenants pay rates. I don't think we should i hear much of exhorbitant rents after that. Yours, etc, A Landlord who has not Raised his Rents.

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