Matters are moving quickly with updates and announcements of new policies and government schemes and it can be difficult to keep across everything that’s going on. Consequently we thought it may help to pull some of the detail together in one piece as we enter a new month.
Help for Landlords? Just in – No details as of yet;
Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government, Housing, and Planning, said it would help private landlords in financial difficulty.
“The Scottish Government will establish a fund which eligible private landlords will be able to apply to if they are experiencing difficulties securing rent as a result of the Covid-19 crisis,” he said.
Responding to a question, Mr Stewart said the fund would last for up to a year, adding that it would be back-dated to start on 1 March.
House Sales on Hold – Government advice is that this will involve non-essential travel
Help for those with pre-pay meters
Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
Domestic Abuse Support
Benefits and Employment Rights
Business Support and advice
Help for tenants
General Health advice
Also please keep an eye on your local authority website for updates on refuse collections