Barcelona City Council Defers the Rental Payments on the Homes it Manages for the Next Three Months

25 March 2020 – Brainsre.news

Families living in properties managed by Barcelona City Council will pay their monthly rental payments for April, May and June on a pro-rata basis over the following 18 months.

Barcelona City Council will not collect any rental payments for the homes in its public housing stock for the months of April, May and June. Thus, a total of 8,748 families living in rental homes managed by the Municipal Institute of Housing and Rehabilitation (IMHAB) – its acronym in Catalan – will not pay any rent until July.

These families will pay the amounts corresponding to the monthly payments for April, May and June on a pro-rata basis over the following 18 months, in other words, between July 2020 and December 2021, according to a statement issued by the City Council on Tuesday.

The three-month moratorium will also apply to the 1,400 subsidised homes and 400 commercial premises that IMHAB leases on the ground floors of the buildings that it has promoted.

Original Story: Brainsre.news

Translation/Summary: Carmel Drake

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