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The Government Extends Rental Moratoriums and Eviction Prohibitions

On Tuesday 29 September, the Council of Ministers will approve the extension of rental contracts "to avoid abusive increases" and of eviction prohibitions.

On Tuesday 29 September, the Council of Ministers will approve the extension of some of the points of the so-called “social shield” approved urgently at the beginning of the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The extension of these measures means that they will now be in force until January 31, according to reports in several national newspapers.

That deadline is the same as the one approved for ERTEs (temporary redundancy plans) last Tuesday, after an agreement was reached with the social agents, despite the fact that the political party Unidas Podemos wanted to extend the moratoriums for the duration of 2021, with the open possibility of reviewing them in the event that the general economic situation improves.

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