Landlords defend proposal to charge tenants in dollars

Kampala city traders during a strike recently. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • On November 18, the Kampala Capital City Traders Association (KACITA) leadership through their spokesperson Mr Issa Ssekito requested Parliament to enact a law that demands that all tenants remit their rent in form of Uganda’s local currency.

City property owners have opposed the Parliament’s proposal to compel tenants to remit rent charges in the local currency, defending their current arrangement of charging rent in form of dollars.

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