Housing

United States: Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 17:09

 U.S. Department of the Treasury (January 2021) The Emergency Rental Assistance program makes available $25 billion to assist households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The funds are provided directly to States, U.S.

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United States
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Housing
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Spain: Postponement of rent until May 9 for vulnerable persons

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 10:51

El Diario (26.01.2021) If you are in a vulnerable situation and your landlord is a "large landlord", you can request a postponement of the payment of the rent until May 9. This new decree extends the possibility of requesting a "temporary and extraordinary" postponement if the following conditions: that the tenant is in a situation of vulnerability caused by the coronavirus crisis and that the owner has more than ten properties.

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spain
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Housing
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France: financial aid in the form of emergency relief to help the most needy families

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:00

March 2020 (caf.fr)

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Europe
france
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Family benefits
Housing
Social assistance
Food and nutrition
Covid-19
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Greece: Joint Press Release of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Labor Social Affairs/ Rent reduction

Submitted by siha on Fri, 11/06/2020 - 16:20

Ministry of Finance (16.10.2020) Companies based in a Regional Unit that is part of level 4 for at least 14 days and are significantly affected according to the expanded list of KAD April, including scientific disciplines, are entitled to a mandatory rent reduction of 40% on their commercial real estate. The same applies to the main and student residence of suspended employees. For the owners who rent real estate in these companies and the above employees, 1/3 of the loss is offset against their tax liabilities.

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greece
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Housing
Employment
Financing
Covid-19
Financial crisis
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