The unpaid rents and the payment incidents multiply since the beginning of the health crisis. And the forecasts do not lend themselves to optimism.
The loss of income is undeniable for many French households, affected by the partial unemployment and the sudden stop of economic activity. Some tenants struggle to deal with all their expenses, explaining the proliferation of unpaid rents.
The telephone line “SOS “Unpaid Rent” was received in April two times more calls of the tenants, who are experiencing financial difficulties, in January. The observation is shared by the donors in the private sector. The French national real Estate Federation (FNAIM), we recognize a worsening of the situation.
A situation that is of concern for the coming months
The result is the same with social landlords, which has not t been able to deplore the fact that the increase of the overdue rate from 4 to 4.8 per cent in a few weeks. An increase in costs when the same € 200 million to these organizations to be the shaky financial health. The situation concerned. In France, the rents represent, each year, the payment of € 60 billion.
The donors private and social demand solutions to the State, that is, for the moment merely to push the end of the winter break. The government remains deaf to the requests of moratorium, creation of a solidarity fund, of implementation of an outstanding help, …. It does not give rise to ” effects bargain “. And yet, it will be necessary to find a solution with the rise in unemployment announced, the difficulties for many independents to return to a level of compensation consistent than it was before the crisis, the situation of intermittent workers of the show called to extend, ….