The Rent Edict was introduced to settle disputes between the landlords and tenants. Some of the provisions are:
i. To control the total amount of rent charged by the landlords.
ii. Both the tenant and landlord should comply with the provisions.
iii. The rights of the tenants in any tenancy agreement.
iv. Rents are fixed according to areas where properties are located.
v. To state the duties and limits of estate agents.
vi. The penalties for non compliance.