Is there a law in India regarding increasing of rent by a landlord for subsequent years?



Although, its a weird question, can anyone tell me is there any law enforced by Government regarding increasing of a rent for a property for subsequent years?

Is there a law in India regarding increasing of rent by a landlord for subsequent years?
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  1. “Revision of rent in certain cases. Where a landlord has at any time, before the commencement of this Act with or without the approval of the tenant or after the commencement of this Act with the written approval of the tenant incurred expenditure for any improvement, addition or structural alteration in the premises, not being expenditure on decoration or tenantable repairs necessary or usual for such premises, and the cost of that improvement, addition or alteration has not been taken INTO account in determining the rent of the premises, the landlord may lawfully increase the rent per year by an amount not exceeding ten per cent. of such cost” this is an excerpt from the Delhi Rent Act 1995 and applies to almost all the states of india. Read more about this here http://www.legalindia.in/the-delhi-rent-act-1995





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