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CAS member Andrew Moore talks to the National Post about why the term landlord may need an overhaul

CAS member Andrew Moore talks to the National Post about why the term landlord may need an overhaul

Date: Thursday,September 27, 2018


"Landlords want a rebrand: Why a Hamilton group wants to be called 'rental housing providers'"
 
What does our own St. Jerome's University expert have to say? 
Moore, who studies disputes between medieval landlords and tenants from the 14th and 15th centuries, comments: “The medieval lord had far more power over the daily lives of the tenants than in a modern sense.” The National Post sums up the reasoning: "The term landlord conjures an outdated image of a callous and wealthy man collecting cheques and doing little else. But in reality 'there’s a lot of work'"