Eviction protection extended for businesses until March 2022
On the 16 June, the Government announced, businesses that have had to remain closed during the pandemic and are unable to pay rent on their commercial property will continue to be protected from eviction, giving them the breathing space they need and helping to protect jobs.
- New rules to be established to ringfence COVID-19 commercial rent arrears and guide tenants and landlords to agree repayment plans
- Measures to protect commercial tenants extended until new rules come into force
- Announcement welcomed by the hospitality sector