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Coronavirus eviction protection for commercial tenants

Covid-19: Eviction protection for commercial tenants unable to pay rent

Commercial tenants unable to pay rent due to the coronavirus will be protected from eviction.

The temporary measures announced by the government to be included in the Coronavirus Bill include that no business can be forced out of its premises for missing a rent payment. This measure will apply until at least 30 June 2020, although the government may extend this period if needed, and it applies to all commercial tenants across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

This article is provided for general information only and is not intended to be nor should it be relied upon as legal advice in relation to any particular matter. If you would like to discuss any aspect of it please contact Fionan Foo at fionan.foo@burlingtonslegal.com

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