The Government's decision to ignore its own advice and extend the stay on possession hearings has angered almost the entire private rental sector in one go.
The number of private tenants in England who have fallen behind on rent has doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, new research suggests.
The Coronavirus Act 2020 (the “CA”) protects commercial tenants from eviction for non-payment of rent until 30 June 2020. However, it does not remove their obligation to pay rent. Claims for possession as a result of forfeiture for rent arrears that have already begun are suspended and existing possession orders cannot be enforced until after 30 June at the earliest.
Opt in here