Covid-19: What is being done to help states and financial institutions
How might this impact on social housing providers?
An opinion piece by Housing Europe Research Coordinator, Dara Turnbull that provides an overview of the measures taken at EU level to help states and financial institutions through the COVID19 adversity. Dara also estimates how this might impact on public, cooperative and social housing providers.
Spain | Major cities respond to the coronavirus crisis
An overview of the measures that put some relief on tenants
Spain has quickly taken the lead on the countries with the highest number of confirmed COVID19 cases in Europe and in the world. The strict confinement measures put in place since 15th March together with the recently announced freeze on the non-essential economy, have put homes in danger by the imminent non-payment of mortgages and rent.
These days, measures are being discussed at both at national and regional levels in Spain to put some relief on tenants.
Scotland | Keeping the sector together, asking for targeted support
SFHA releases a series of briefings, guiding members through tough times
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has convened a group of key organisations in order to respond to the evolving and significant challenges which the social housing sector is experiencing as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Following conversations with the Scottish Government and the Scottish Housing Regulator, SFHA set up the Social Housing Resilience Group.