9:34 AM, 28th May 2020, About 4 years ago 1
that its recent pandemic emergency guidance could cover students lets where public health instructions under lockdown have precluded the use of rental property.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, consumer contracts, cancellation and refunds g:
Where a consumer receives regular services in exchange for a regular payment as part of an ongoing contract, the CMA considers that consumer protection law:
The CMA said: “in most cases, businesses should offer refunds where a consumer isn’t allowed to use a service as a result of lockdown restrictions.”
However, government coronavirus legislation did not say student, or ideed any type of tenants, were not liable for the contracts they signed. The legislation only added a 3 month extended notice to any evictions thus making the CMA’s response to Landlordzone very ambiguous.
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