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Articles Property 27th Mar 2020

Possession proceedings and COVID-19

Updated alerter 27 May 2020

With the government ordering people to stay at home during the COVID-19 global pandemic, questions necessarily arise for those whose “home” is a rented property. What does this mean for landlords and tenants alike? Broadly, whilst the Government made loud promises about banning evictions, the Coronavirus Act 2020 makes more ‘watered down’ provision, giving greater comfort to landlords but potentially leaving tenants mired in uncertainty.

We hope that you find this alerter by Beatrice Graham and Reanne MacKenzie of interest.


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