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COVID-19 Relief Updates and Reminders

2020-07-09T14:57:54-04:00

The information stated here is believed to be accurate at May 11, 2020. The program details may change at any time. Readers should check for updates, and obtain advice from their professional advisors about their particular situations. COVID-19 Relief Updates and Reminders This e-Newsletter addresses three sets of benefits for tenants, and four which may be available to some landlords. Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Landlords may want to make sure tenants know they need to reapply every four weeks. CFAA understands that many applicants received eight weeks worth of benefits in mid-April: four weeks to cover March [...]

COVID-19 Relief Updates and Reminders2020-07-09T14:57:54-04:00

Financial Help for Landlords and Tenants

2020-07-09T14:55:24-04:00

The information stated here is believed to be accurate at April 17, 2020. The program details may change at any time. Readers should check for updates, and obtain advice from their professional advisors about their particular situations. Financial Help for Landlords and Tenants In the month up to April 15, the federal government received six million requests for financial help from Canadians who have lost all of their employment or self-employment income due to COVID-19, and in particular the business shut downs imposed to delay the spread of the virus. Until April 5, Canadians could really only apply for Employment Insurance (EI), and [...]

Financial Help for Landlords and Tenants2020-07-09T14:55:24-04:00

Help for your tenants to pay their rents

2020-07-09T14:54:18-04:00

Help for your tenants to pay their rents The information stated here is believed to be accurate at April 7, 2020. The program details may change at any time. Readers should check for updates, and obtain advice from their professional advisors about their particular situations. The federal government introduced the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) on March 25, 2020. The CERB is to be managed by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It will take the form of a payment of $500 per week to workers who have lost income because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The amount is taxable, [...]

Help for your tenants to pay their rents2020-07-09T14:54:18-04:00

CMHC and tenant advocates say tenants should pay their rents if they can

2020-07-09T14:59:28-04:00

The information stated here is believed to be accurate at April 7, 2020. The program details may change at any time. Readers should check for updates, and obtain advice from their professional advisors about their particular situations. CMHC and tenant advocates say tenants should pay their rents if they can This morning, CBC News published an article about the need for tenants to pay their rent, if they are able to. Evan Siddall, President & CEO of CMHC, released the following tweets on March 21, which the articles quotes: Please share widely: compassionate relief of mortgage and rent payments [...]

CMHC and tenant advocates say tenants should pay their rents if they can2020-07-09T14:59:28-04:00