The Government will approve this Tuesday in the Council of Ministers the suspension of rental evictions of vulnerable families without alternative housing until the end of the state of alarm (May 9), including those of occupants without a contract of empty houses of large landowners or owners of more than ten properties.
In these cases, the suspension will be only for three months and large owners will be able to request compensation.
Within hours of its foreseeable approval, the Government is studying narrow down the type of beneficiaries without a contract to disabled people, victims of sexist violence and people with minors or dependents in their charge, sources from the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (Mitma) assure Efe.
The new decree-law, which has been a source of friction between government partners, will see the light after more than a month of negotiations in which the social vice presidency of United We Can rejected any compensatory measure for these large holders, which are investment funds, financial entities and real estate and asset management companies.
On the one hand, the text extends until May 9 the moratorium that expired on January 31 on rental evictions for those affected by the Covid-19 crisis and extends the measure to vulnerable groups for other causes and to those who They were in a vulnerable situation before the pandemic, since many of these cases are now being resolved by the courts.
On the other hand, for himAs families occupying empty floors of large forks, launches will be suspended for three months, during which time they must prove their situation of economic vulnerability and the corresponding autonomous community provide them with an alternative of “decent housing”.
Hospitality and commerce
On the other hand, the Executive will study this Tuesday a royal decree-law with urgent measures in the labor, fiscal and financial fields to reduce costs and support the tourism, hospitality and retail sectors, known as Horeca and one of those most affected by the pandemic.
It is expected that after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism will present the plan in detail, starting at 5:00 p.m., although its owner, Reyes Maroto, will have to do it electronically, since he is confined for having had recent contact with a positive case of covid-19.
Thus, you will not be able to attend the meeting of the Council of Ministers in person, or appear at the subsequent press conference. The virtual presentation of the plan will also be attended by the Secretaries of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdés, and for Commerce, Xiana Méndez, the ministry has detailed.
For the moment, it has transpired that the planned measures will include a 50% discount on rents to hotel and retail stores.
Further, include tax incentives for those who are not large holders (less than ten urban premises owned) and reduce the income they obtain from the rental of their premises dedicated to hospitality and commerce.
The deductions for rents, according to the draft of the future rule, refer to the period of the alarm state and provided that there has been no agreement between the parties for a reduction in rent, as confirmed to EFE by Ministry sources.
This crash plan for mitigate the effects of the coronavirus crisis in the hotel and trade sector, it has had to be postponed on several occasions in the absence of a consensus.
Ministry sources assure that it is an ambitious plan that will be presented today and that it must be complemented with contributions from the autonomous communities and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) on December 28, when sectoral conferences will take place. Commerce and Tourism.
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