Covid-19: Confusion over rent guarantee insurance

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A broker has refused to sell rent guarantee cover amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis while others say there is confusion over the cover.

On 18 March the government stated it would take forward emergency legislation to suspend new evictions from social or private rented accommodations during the outbreak.

When it comes into force landlords will not be able to start proceedings to evict tenants for at least a three-month period.

Some rent guarantee policies cannot be activated until a tenant

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