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Spain extends measures to protect tenants and homeowners

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Spain extends measures to protect tenants and homeowners
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Spain has approved an extension to a mortgage holiday for homeowners until the end of September and measures to protect tenants.

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The left-wing coalition government agreed on Tuesday to push back a deadline for qualifying homeowners from 20 July to 30th September. 

It was part of a series of measures aimed at easing the financial burden on rental tenants and homeowners hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic. 

Tenants will be able to renew their existing contracts for six months under the same conditions, while a ban on utility companies cutting gas, electricity and water supplies will remain in place until the end of September. 

In March, the government approved a €700 million aid package to help vulnerable households and later introduced a minimum income programme to reach around 2.3 million people.

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