Landlords should treat themselves as a “controlled” environment/activity, where the social distancing requirements are less restrictive, e.g. social distancing is only 1 metre. Use common sense about social distancing, sanitary behaviour etc. Landlords need to email the name and contact details for their designated record-keeper (i.e. probably themselves) to firstname.lastname@example.org before making their first inspection/visit to their let property, or if work needs to be done there. As part of that they are required to keep a contact tracing diary which can be downloaded from the covid-19 website.That will keep a recordSEE DETA...
GPRLA normally have our AGM during June. However because of the current situation with covid 19 and the restrictions in place on gatherings , we have had to postpone the AGM.
Latest advice from States of Guernsey on letting 27th April 2020, from gov.gg – the accommodation advice guidance is particularly helpful. On https://covid19.gov.gg/ live updates 10:00am – 27 AprilSupport available for lodgers and tenants with urgent housing difficulties Lodgers or tenants facing urgent housing difficulties during the COVID-19 outbreak can receive support and advice via a new helpline that has launched today.Read the media release.
Private rentalsFirst, thank you for your time on Wednesday of this week. This is a challenging time for all of us in our community, and my officers and I very much appreciated your time and your open and constructive approach.You and your members have an important role in our economy and in our community. Having spoken with many of the Association’s members over the past 48 hours, I know that they – like you – recognise that role.
Last night I was messaged by an individual (‘they’) in distress, asking if I could call them. I did. They were in floods of tears. They had been a tenant for a couple of years during which they had always paid the rent on time.