Home owner on hook for tenant outstanding water & sewer bills

Revisions to the Water and Sewer Hookup Policy will result in Six Nations property owners being responsible for any outstanding water or sewer based balances on the property. The property owner would also be responsible for contacting the Water and Sewer Department in the event of a demolition. While the policy changes were ultimately approved by the Six Nations Elected Council, Councillor had concerns with the revisions. “I don’t agree with this one bit,” Councillor Dave Hill said, “I think that bill should follow, just like hydro, whoever rents that house the bill should follow them and when they go to another place they can’t get hooked up to nothing.” He added that the home owner might not know if the renter is paying their bills or not and could…

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