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Coronavirus: Calls for student accommodation fees to be waived
April 5, 2020 / by

The National Union of Students (NUS) is calling on university accommodation providers to waive rent payments. Beth Evans, a second-year student at Queen Mary University of London, said she would find it difficult to pay £2,500 to Sanctuary Students after returning home and losing her part-time job position. The 19-year-old, who has set up an online… Read more »

Ban on evictions during coronavirus
April 5, 2020 / by

The government announced a three month ban on evictions as part of emergency coronavirus legislation. But the ban only covered new eviction proceedings, not people already in the court system. Last week, ministers caved in to pressure from Labour and charities and announced a complete ban on evictions. The courts in England and Wales have been… Read more »

Coronavirus: New evictions banned to help renters during crisis.
March 19, 2020 / by

Coronavirus: New evictions banned to help renters during crisis. The government is promising emergency legislation to suspend new evictions from social or rented accommodation for the duration of the coronavirus crisis. Under urgent new laws, landlords will not be able to start proceedings to evict tenants for at least three months, due to the COVID-19… Read more »

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